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Judge Rules Internet Spying Illegal

In a case brought against the Department of Justice by the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Security Archive and the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Judge Victor Marrero, of the District of Columbia, has determined... More...

Photobucket Rules its Market

In March, Photobucket Incorporated's photo sharing site controlled 41.4% market share for photography Web Sites in the United States, a market share that is more than seven times larger than its nearest competitor, according to... More...

FCC imposes rules to prevent pretexting

The Federal Communications Commission hopes to prevent data burglaries with a set of new regulations for phone companies aimed at preventing the fraudulent practice called "pretexting." On Monday, the FCC issued an order designed to... More...

Federal Judge Rules Against Morpheus

U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson has ruled that the Morpheus file-sharing software encourages millions of users to pirate music, movies, software and so on. StreamCast Network Inc., the company behind Morpheus, was declared guilty because... More...

Court Rules Out Mobile Spam

An appeals court in Arizona this week ruled that a federal law that bans autodialing to call mobile phones also covers unsolicited text messages—even though text-messaging technology did not exist when the legislation was crafted.... More...

US Supreme Court Rules Against P2P

This morning the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously that internet P2P file sharing services may be sued by production studios for the actions of their users, a ruling that could all but eliminate file... More...

Feds expected to ease Net phone rules

The nation's top telephone regulators are widely expected to decide on Tuesday to further deregulate Internet phone services. States would be barred from imposing telecommunications regulations on Net phone providers, which treat... More...

Judge Rules On Bootleg Law

Fans of live music received a helping hand from Judge Harold Baer Jr today as he struck down a lawsuit brought against a New York record dealer. Under previous Bootleg law, the RIAA had brought... More...

Viacom rules out EA takeover

Responding to recent speculation, Viacom boss Sumner Redstone states that he has no intention of targeting EA for a takeover. According to a recent Reuters report, Viacom chairman and chief executive Sumner... More...

Linux contributors face new rules

Open Source Development Labs, which promotes adoption of Linux, said Monday it is putting in place a new system to better track and document changes to the operating system's kernel. The group,... More...

New rules sought for Internet wiretaps

Thanks glazzz. Technology companies should be required to ensure that law enforcement agencies can install wiretaps on Internet traffic and new generations of digital communications, the Justice Department says. The push would effectively... More...

Intel won't play by China's Wi-Fi rules

Intel will stop selling its 802.11 WLAN products in the People's Republic of China because it refuses to comply with the country's home-grown proprietary encryption technology. Beijing has mandated that from June,... More...

Bush developing cyberwar rules

While the US government maintains that it hasn't launched any big hacker attacks, officials appear to be working on rules for when that will happen. According to reports on Friday, US President George... More...

Court Rules Against Network Associates

A New York court has ruled that Network Associates, a maker of popular antivirus and computer security software, may not require people who buy the software to get permission from the company before publishing reviews... More...

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