The US regulator has pushed back against the US president's demands over net neutrality, reminding Obama that the FCC is not beholden to the White House.
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The broad definition of a 'network' in new national security legislation could give Australia's top spy agency access to just about every computer on the internet, according to legal experts.
Aereo has concocted a new legal plan to try to bring its internet TV service back to life.
Seven internet service and communications providers worldwide have filed a legal complaint against the UK's GCHQ spy agency in the wake of the NSA scandal.
Bitcoin sorta legal in CA, NSA transparency report, and Internet voting fails in Norway [Government IT Week]
Internet voting fails in Norway (and if it won't work there, it probably won't work anywhere). If you're living on the left coast, you can now, at least semi-legally buy your weed with bitcoin, and the DNI releases a transparency report. No, that's not a joke. We report the news here, bucko.
Google's legal director stressed that the Internet giant's ninth Transparency Report hones in on requests related to criminal investigations during the second half of 2013.
Uber and Airbnb are examples of a larger phenomenon, that Internet users often think they are operating outside of the legal concept of commerce. They aren't.
In support of the government's planned default Internet porn filter, UK regulators will ask banks and creditors to cut off business with legal, foreign adult websites for not having "adequate" age checks.
Internet firm AOL hopes to tap further into programmed video advertising with the acquisition of Adap.tv.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has issued its Technology Risk Management Guidelines, which will expand beyond Internet banking and carry more legal weight and consequences.
A lawsuit brought against AOL accusing executives of committing fraud ahead of Microsoft's $1bn patent purchase has been dismissed.
If modifications on a draft bill are approved, telcos will be able to limit internet speeds and access to certain services
Under intolerable legal pressure, brilliant, but depressed, hacker and Internet freedom advocate Aaron Swartz took his own life. We should strive to prevent this from happening to anyone else.
Three former employees arrested for accepting bribes to delete negative posts on forum, while fourth fired but escaped arrest, in scam which ran into "tens of thousands of yuan".
The Indonesian Internet Service Provider Association says move helps operators expand legal music downloads and protect local music industry, according to report.
Sites targeted at adolescents will attract predators and may not necessarily be any safer than other popular platforms, say security observers, following recent rapes involving children using various social networking platforms.
High court in Indian state Tamil Nadu rules that order against Internet piracy should not be used to block out entire Web sites but only Web links, amidst criticisms from the online community, report notes.
Web sites, using names of government organizations or charity groups, conned money from businesses or individuals through blackmail, identity thefts and ransoms.
Lawsuit by unnamed Japanese alleges Internet giant's autocomplete feature breached his privacy, seeks damages for sudden job loss and subsequent job rejections.
More companies expected to monitor employees' behavior in and out of work, but clearly defined policies and parameters need to be established to prevent privacy intrusions, urge watchers.
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