Bush Administration Upholds Qualcom Phone Ban

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The Bush administration upheld an import ban Monday on phones that contain Qualcomm Inc. chips, further threatening the introduction of new handsets. U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab said she was sticking to a long practice...

Virginia court upholds antispam law

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The Virginia Court of Appeals upheld a state antispam law on Tuesday by affirming the conviction of the first person in the United States to face prison time for spamming. Jeremy Jaynes was convicted in...

ASA Upholds Complaint Against Konami Advert

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The Advertising Standards Authority has upheld a complaint against an advert for Konami title Crime Life: Gang Wars which claimed it exploited racial stereotypes and glorified violence. The advert, which appeared...

US Court Upholds AT&T Verdict Against Microsoft

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A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld a lower court decision that Microsoft Corp. was liable for infringing on an AT&T Corp. patent for converting speech into computer code in copies of Windows sold overseas....

Court upholds Do Not Call list

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A federal court decision Tuesday upholding the Federal Trade Commission's Do Not Call list helps to clear the way for a do-not-e-mail list as well. In a 3-0 ruling, the 10th U.S....

Court upholds ban on DVD-cracking code

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A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld an order that prohibits publishing or linking to DVD-cracking code--a decision with sweeping significance for free speech rights and copyright protection on the Internet. The...

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