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September 9, 2013 by

Nonsensical net neutrality trial to begin

Network neutrality is an FCC policy, under challenge by major ISPs, that addresses a fictional problem with rules that create real ones. To institute it, the FCC played fast and loose with the law, and the courts will likely strike down the rules.

February 19, 2013 by

Apple hacked by same group that attacked Facebook

The iPhone and iPad maker said today that it is working with law enforcement to identify the hackers that breached its internal network. The same Java exploit that was used to attack Facebook was also to blame for allowing the hackers in to Apple's network.

June 27, 2012 by

Report: Samsung, LG display tech leaked

Seoul's district prosecutors arrest three workers from Israeli equipment inspection firm for allegedly stealing and leaking information on Korean manufacturers' yet-released 55-inch AMOLED TV panels to rivals, report states.

April 17, 2012 by

TransACT ponders life post-NBN laws

TransACT will have to shift the focus of its business away from being a fibre network provider, now that the government's anti-cherry-picking legislation is the law of the land.

April 13, 2012 by

Facebook offers up more downloadable user data

Facebook users can now download more information about themselves from the site than before, after the social network instituted changes ordered by the Irish data protection commissioner.The Irish DPC requested the changes in December, saying they were needed for Facebook to comply with EU data protection law.

March 28, 2012 by

Europe-wide draft law seeks to criminalise hacking

Cyberattacks could become a criminal offence across Europe punishable by at least two years in jail under a draft law cleared by a European Parliament committee on Tuesday.Attacks against a website, network or database, and attempts to interfere with or illegally intercept data, would see two years in prison under proposals backed by the European Parliament Civil Liberties Committee.

February 8, 2012 by

Judge: Chinese engineer didn't spy on US

U.S. judge finds former Motorola engineer Jin Hanjuan guilty of stealing trade secrets but not for spying on behalf of China after she was caught leaving country with over 1,000 of company's proprietary documents, report states.

November 15, 2011 by

Hacktivists shouldn't play 'Robin Hood'

Hacktivist groups taking on illegal organizations online should stop as such efforts might lead to physical reprisals and undermine efforts by authorities to bring them to justice, observers warn.

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