ITworld Legal http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/42/all en Chinese man indicted over theft of Boeing C-17 secrets http://www.itworld.com/security/432035/chinese-man-indicted-over-theft-boeing-c-17-secrets A Chinese man has been indicted for allegedly directing two China-based hackers to infiltrate Boeing and other defense contractors to steal gigabytes of documents describing U.S. military aircraft.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/432035/chinese-man-indicted-over-theft-boeing-c-17-secrets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/432035/chinese-man-indicted-over-theft-boeing-c-17-secrets#comments IT Management Legal Security News Mon, 18 Aug 2014 03:46:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 432035 at http://www.itworld.com Patent trolls under attack, but not dead yet http://www.itworld.com/legal/431875/steven-j-vaughan-nichols-patent-trolls-under-attack-not-dead-yet The patent wars keep going and going and we keep paying and paying. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/431875/steven-j-vaughan-nichols-patent-trolls-under-attack-not-dead-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/431875/steven-j-vaughan-nichols-patent-trolls-under-attack-not-dead-yet#comments Legal Software Opinion patents Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:10:50 +0000 IDGNS staff 431875 at http://www.itworld.com Rimini Street downplays impact of adverse ruling in Oracle lawsuit http://www.itworld.com/software/431835/rimini-street-downplays-impact-adverse-ruling-oracle-lawsuit Rimini Street has put on a brave face following a federal judge&#039;s determination that it stole Oracle&#039;s intellectual property in the course of providing software support to its customers.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/431835/rimini-street-downplays-impact-adverse-ruling-oracle-lawsuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/431835/rimini-street-downplays-impact-adverse-ruling-oracle-lawsuit#comments IT Management Legal Software News Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:07:30 +0000 IDGNS staff 431835 at http://www.itworld.com Official at digital currency service pleads guilty to money laundering http://www.itworld.com/security/431787/official-digital-currency-service-pleads-guilty-money-laundering An official with Liberty Reserve, a popular digital currency service that was based in Costa Rica, has pleaded guilty to money laundering and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/431787/official-digital-currency-service-pleads-guilty-money-laundering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/431787/official-digital-currency-service-pleads-guilty-money-laundering#comments Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Security News Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:31:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 431787 at http://www.itworld.com Rimini Street did steal Oracle's intellectual property, judge says http://www.itworld.com/software/431726/rimini-street-did-steal-oracles-intellectual-property-judge-says A federal judge has dismissed a defamation claim against Oracle by third-party support vendor Rimini Street, saying Oracle was telling the truth when it accused the company of &quot;massive theft&quot; of its software.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/431726/rimini-street-did-steal-oracles-intellectual-property-judge-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/431726/rimini-street-did-steal-oracles-intellectual-property-judge-says#comments IT Management Legal Software News Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:34:48 +0000 IDGNS staff 431726 at http://www.itworld.com Facebook Messenger is even more invasive than we thought [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/431678/facebook-messenger-even-more-invasive-we-thought-cartoon Mark Zuckerberg’s latest app takes onerous Terms of Service to a strange new level<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/431678/facebook-messenger-even-more-invasive-we-thought-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/431678/facebook-messenger-even-more-invasive-we-thought-cartoon#comments Business Cloud Computing Development Internet IT Management Legal Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Software News cartoon cloud comic computers cyberculture Facebook facebook messenger humor Internet jokes Mark Zuckerberg Mobile news photos pictures privacy security social media technology web Fri, 15 Aug 2014 10:05:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 431678 at http://www.itworld.com US DOJ asks court to vacate stay in Microsoft email privacy case http://www.itworld.com/legal/431374/us-doj-asks-court-vacate-stay-microsoft-email-privacy-case The U.S. Department of Justice has asked a New York court to vacate a stay on an order that would require Microsoft to turn over to the government certain emails held abroad.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/431374/us-doj-asks-court-vacate-stay-microsoft-email-privacy-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/431374/us-doj-asks-court-vacate-stay-microsoft-email-privacy-case#comments Government Internet IT Management Legal Networking On-demand Software Unified Communications News Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:03:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 431374 at http://www.itworld.com Accused Obamacare spammer settles FTC charges http://www.itworld.com/it-management/431318/accused-obamacare-spammer-settles-ftc-charges A company accused of sending unsolicited and deceptive email before the roll out of the U.S. Affordable Care Act will pay US$350,000 to settle a complaint from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/431318/accused-obamacare-spammer-settles-ftc-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/431318/accused-obamacare-spammer-settles-ftc-charges#comments Government IT Management Legal Security News Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:11:33 +0000 IDGNS staff 431318 at http://www.itworld.com Former exec says HP 'bungled' the Autonomy acquisition, alleges cover-up http://www.itworld.com/software/431295/former-exec-says-hp-bungled-autonomy-acquisition-alleges-cover Autonomy&#039;s former chief financial officer has claimed that Hewlett-Packard is accusing him and other ex-employees of fraud in order to cover up its own failings in the disastrous 2011 acquisition.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/431295/former-exec-says-hp-bungled-autonomy-acquisition-alleges-cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/431295/former-exec-says-hp-bungled-autonomy-acquisition-alleges-cover#comments IT Management Legal Software News Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:00:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 431295 at http://www.itworld.com Windows tech support scammers take root in the U.S. http://www.itworld.com/legal/431130/windows-tech-support-scammers-take-root-us In a new trend, Windows tech support scams have gone home-grown, with twists that include bogus warnings from malicious websites urging users to call a toll-free number for &quot;help.&quot; <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/431130/windows-tech-support-scammers-take-root-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/431130/windows-tech-support-scammers-take-root-us#comments Legal Operating Systems Security Software Windows News Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:50:29 +0000 IDGNS staff 431130 at http://www.itworld.com Oracle slaps Oregon with a lawsuit over troubled Obamacare website http://www.itworld.com/software/431100/oracle-slaps-oregon-lawsuit-over-troubled-obamacare-website Oracle has sued Oregon for breach of contract, seeking more than US$20 million in fees the state is withholding for its work on Cover Oregon, a troubled insurance exchange website developed as part of President Barack Obama&#039;s health care policy overhaul.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/431100/oracle-slaps-oregon-lawsuit-over-troubled-obamacare-website" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/431100/oracle-slaps-oregon-lawsuit-over-troubled-obamacare-website#comments IT Management Legal Software News Mon, 11 Aug 2014 18:13:13 +0000 IDGNS staff 431100 at http://www.itworld.com Even crooks couldn't profit from Microsoft's Surface flop http://www.itworld.com/legal/431036/even-crooks-couldnt-profit-microsofts-surface-flop A former Microsoft finance manager was sentenced to two years in federal prison Friday after pleading guilty to an insider trading scheme that netted he and a partner more than $400,000. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/431036/even-crooks-couldnt-profit-microsofts-surface-flop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/431036/even-crooks-couldnt-profit-microsofts-surface-flop#comments Business IT Management Legal News Microsoft Surface Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:34:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 431036 at http://www.itworld.com US court rules in favor of providing officials access to entire email account http://www.itworld.com/legal/431009/us-court-rules-favor-providing-officials-access-entire-email-account The court in Washington, D.C., had earlier ruled that such a warrant would provide too much information to law enforcement.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/legal/431009/us-court-rules-favor-providing-officials-access-entire-email-account" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/legal/431009/us-court-rules-favor-providing-officials-access-entire-email-account#comments Internet Legal Networking On-demand Software Security Unified Communications News privacy Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:51:14 +0000 IDGNS staff 431009 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft, Google, others back Facebook in New York privacy dispute http://www.itworld.com/government/430906/microsoft-google-others-back-facebook-new-york-privacy-dispute Key technology companies including Google, Microsoft and Twitter on Friday filed in support of Facebook&#039;s dispute with the New York County District Attorney&#039;s office over the collection of user data in bulk under a gag order for a fraud investigation.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/government/430906/microsoft-google-others-back-facebook-new-york-privacy-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/government/430906/microsoft-google-others-back-facebook-new-york-privacy-dispute#comments Government IT Management Legal Security News Sat, 09 Aug 2014 06:43:23 +0000 IDGNS staff 430906 at http://www.itworld.com Steve Jobs was 'central figure' in Silicon Valley hiring case, judge says http://www.itworld.com/it-management/430888/steve-jobs-was-central-figure-silicon-valley-hiring-case-judge-says In rejecting a proposed settlement in Silicon Valley&#039;s closely watched &quot;no hire&quot; case, District Judge Lucy Koh said on Friday there&#039;s strong evidence that Steve Jobs was a central figure, if not &quot;the&quot; central figure, in the alleged conspiracy to suppress workers&#039; wages.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/430888/steve-jobs-was-central-figure-silicon-valley-hiring-case-judge-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/430888/steve-jobs-was-central-figure-silicon-valley-hiring-case-judge-says#comments IT Management Legal News Fri, 08 Aug 2014 23:56:04 +0000 IDGNS staff 430888 at http://www.itworld.com