ITworld Legal http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/42/all en EBay faces class action suit over data breach http://www.itworld.com/legal/428479/ebay-faces-class-action-suit-over-data-breach EBay faces a class action suit in a U.S. federal court over a security breach earlier this year.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/428479/ebay-faces-class-action-suit-over-data-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/428479/ebay-faces-class-action-suit-over-data-breach#comments Legal Security News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:58:03 +0000 IDGNS staff 428479 at http://www.itworld.com Qualcomm faces hurdles collecting royalties from China http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428458/qualcomm-faces-hurdles-collecting-royalties-china China&#039;s anti-monopoly investigation of Qualcomm is starting to disrupt its licensing business and making it harder for the U.S. company to collect royalties from the country.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428458/qualcomm-faces-hurdles-collecting-royalties-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/428458/qualcomm-faces-hurdles-collecting-royalties-china#comments Government Hardware IT Management Legal News Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:55:41 +0000 IDGNS staff 428458 at http://www.itworld.com Arrests made after international cyber-ring targets StubHub http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/428415/arrests-made-after-international-cyber-ring-targets-stubhub Six people have been indicted on charges of running an international ring that resold tickets bought through compromised StubHub accounts for some of New York&#039;s biggest concerts and sporting events.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/428415/arrests-made-after-international-cyber-ring-targets-stubhub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/data-protection/428415/arrests-made-after-international-cyber-ring-targets-stubhub#comments Data Protection IT Management Legal Security News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:34:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 428415 at http://www.itworld.com Dutch spy agencies can receive NSA data, court rules http://www.itworld.com/government/428372/dutch-spy-agencies-can-receive-nsa-data-court-rules Dutch intelligence services can receive bulk data that might have been obtained by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) through mass data interception programs, even though collecting data that way is illegal for the Dutch services, the Hague District Court ruled Wednesday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/government/428372/dutch-spy-agencies-can-receive-nsa-data-court-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/428372/dutch-spy-agencies-can-receive-nsa-data-court-rules#comments Government IT Management Legal Security News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:01:39 +0000 IDGNS staff 428372 at http://www.itworld.com Google rival slams EU Commission over antitrust settlement proposals http://www.itworld.com/government/428345/google-rival-slams-eu-commission-over-antitrust-settlement-proposals One of the complainants in an antitrust case against Google has slammed the European Commission for apparently adopting wholesale Google&#039;s proposal to settle the case, while giving complainants no fair chance to express their views on the settlement. Meanwhile, the Commission is considering revising the terms of the settlement, according to media reports.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/government/428345/google-rival-slams-eu-commission-over-antitrust-settlement-proposals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/428345/google-rival-slams-eu-commission-over-antitrust-settlement-proposals#comments Government Internet IT Management Legal Networking News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:58:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 428345 at http://www.itworld.com Google has to face US privacy suit over new user data policy http://www.itworld.com/legal/428311/google-has-face-us-privacy-suit-over-new-user-data-policy A California court has allowed a privacy class action suit against Google to continue, though only in part.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/428311/google-has-face-us-privacy-suit-over-new-user-data-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/428311/google-has-face-us-privacy-suit-over-new-user-data-policy#comments Internet Legal Networking On-demand Software News Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:55:49 +0000 IDGNS staff 428311 at http://www.itworld.com Members of UK Parliament call for judicial review of data retention law http://www.itworld.com/legal/428148/members-uk-parliament-call-judicial-review-data-retention-law Two members of the British Parliament are seeking judicial review of a surveillance law that extends U.K. data retention rules and was rushed through by the government.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/428148/members-uk-parliament-call-judicial-review-data-retention-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/428148/members-uk-parliament-call-judicial-review-data-retention-law#comments Government IT Management Legal News Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:13:55 +0000 IDGNS staff 428148 at http://www.itworld.com Salesforce.com's trademark infringement anything but social, lawsuit claims http://www.itworld.com/software/428036/salesforcecoms-trademark-infringement-anything-social-lawsuit-claims Salesforce.com recently launched a new product called Social Studio in spite of the fact that an existing, competing product had already used that name for years, marketing software vendor StrongView Systems alleges in a new trademark-infringement lawsuit.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/428036/salesforcecoms-trademark-infringement-anything-social-lawsuit-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/428036/salesforcecoms-trademark-infringement-anything-social-lawsuit-claims#comments Enterprise Software IT Management Legal Software News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:28:06 +0000 IDGNS staff 428036 at http://www.itworld.com How the Internet of Things could become a critical part of disaster response http://www.itworld.com/networking/428001/how-internet-things-could-become-critical-part-disaster-response Researchers have concluded that those billions of connected devices could help save lives in the event of disaster, even one that knocks out the Internet<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/networking/428001/how-internet-things-could-become-critical-part-disaster-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/networking/428001/how-internet-things-could-become-critical-part-disaster-response#comments Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery Government Hardware Internet Legal Mobile & Wireless Networking Personal Tech Security Software News 911 arXiv bluetooth Bluetooth LE bluetooth low energy bluetooth smart computer science computers Cornell University cyberculture disaster response email first responders government hardware Internet internet of things IoT legislation natural disasters networking privacy radio research SIM social media software TCP/IP technology texting The Role of the Internet of Things in Network Resilience tweets Twitter Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 428001 at http://www.itworld.com Dutch courts lets ebook reseller stay online http://www.itworld.com/it-management/427997/dutch-courts-lets-ebook-reseller-stay-online Dutch publishers have failed in their efforts to immediately close down ebook reselling site Tom Kabinet.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/427997/dutch-courts-lets-ebook-reseller-stay-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/427997/dutch-courts-lets-ebook-reseller-stay-online#comments IT Management Legal News Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:54:45 +0000 IDGNS staff 427997 at http://www.itworld.com Romanian gang used malware to defraud international money transfer firms http://www.itworld.com/security/427740/romanian-gang-used-malware-defraud-international-money-transfer-firms Romanian and French authorities have dismantled a cybercriminal network that infected computers at money transfer outlets across Europe and used them to perform illegal transactions.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/427740/romanian-gang-used-malware-defraud-international-money-transfer-firms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/427740/romanian-gang-used-malware-defraud-international-money-transfer-firms#comments IT Management Legal Security News Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:55:09 +0000 IDGNS staff 427740 at http://www.itworld.com UK rushes through surveillance bill, extending data retention rules http://www.itworld.com/legal/427701/uk-rushes-through-surveillance-bill-extending-data-retention-rules The U.K. government has pushed through a new surveillance law to replace one a European Union court said interfered with fundamental privacy rights -- but, say civil rights campaigners, the new law is worse than the one it replaces.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/427701/uk-rushes-through-surveillance-bill-extending-data-retention-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/427701/uk-rushes-through-surveillance-bill-extending-data-retention-rules#comments Government IT Management Legal News Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:55:54 +0000 IDGNS staff 427701 at http://www.itworld.com EU privacy watchdogs to quiz Google, Microsoft on 'right to be forgotten' http://www.itworld.com/it-management/427578/eu-privacy-watchdogs-quiz-google-microsoft-right-be-forgotten European privacy authorities have invited Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to discuss the implementation of a landmark ruling by Europe&#039;s top court that gives people the right to have personal information excluded from search results.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/427578/eu-privacy-watchdogs-quiz-google-microsoft-right-be-forgotten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/427578/eu-privacy-watchdogs-quiz-google-microsoft-right-be-forgotten#comments Data Protection IT Management Legal Security News Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:55:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 427578 at http://www.itworld.com Chaos Computer Club bolsters NSA spying complaint with Tor snooping evidence http://www.itworld.com/security/427528/chaos-computer-club-bolsters-nsa-spying-complaint-tor-snooping-evidence The German Chaos Computer Club said Wednesday that it has added to its legal complaint about U.S. spying on German citizens evidence that the NSA allegedly snooped on at least one of its Tor servers.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/427528/chaos-computer-club-bolsters-nsa-spying-complaint-tor-snooping-evidence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/427528/chaos-computer-club-bolsters-nsa-spying-complaint-tor-snooping-evidence#comments IT Management Legal Security News Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:06:27 +0000 IDGNS staff 427528 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft's Bing follows Google in offering Europeans the 'right to be forgotten' http://www.itworld.com/it-management/427474/microsofts-bing-follows-google-offering-europeans-right-be-forgotten Microsoft has started accepting requests from users in Europe who want to remove search links from Bing under a recent &quot;right-to-be-forgotten&quot; ruling by Europe&#039;s top court.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/427474/microsofts-bing-follows-google-offering-europeans-right-be-forgotten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/427474/microsofts-bing-follows-google-offering-europeans-right-be-forgotten#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking Security News Thu, 17 Jul 2014 03:44:21 +0000 IDGNS staff 427474 at http://www.itworld.com