Neowin News Feed for: Civil https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/civil/ Neowin News Feed for: Civil en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Microsoft Targets Cybersquatters in Civil Suits https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-targets-cybersquatters-in-civil-suits/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft on Tuesday launched a legal campaign against parties that register Web addresses designed to attract visitors by using trademarked terms and common misspellings of more popular domains. The software giant filed three lawsuits this... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-targets-cybersquatters-in-civil-suits">Read more...</a> () Wed, 23 Aug 2006 23:13:46 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-targets-cybersquatters-in-civil-suits Civil War-era fort up for sale on eBay https://www.neowin.net/news/civil-war-era-fort-up-for-sale-on-ebay/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fort Montgomery, a Civil War-era fort built in 1844, is up for sale on eBay. This is the first time the fort, which was manned during the war but never saw any action, has been... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/civil-war-era-fort-up-for-sale-on-ebay">Read more...</a> () Sat, 20 May 2006 15:40:48 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/civil-war-era-fort-up-for-sale-on-ebay UK Civil Servants download 2 Million+ Porn Images https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-civil-servants-download-2-million-porn-images/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>UK tabloid The Sun is reporting that 227 UK Civil Servants in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have been disciplined for downloading pornographic images whilst at work. The Sun reports that some 2... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-civil-servants-download-2-million-porn-images">Read more...</a> () Thu, 26 Aug 2004 10:58:10 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/uk-civil-servants-download-2-million-porn-images 'Pirate Act' raises civil rights concerns https://www.neowin.net/news/pirate-act-raises-civil-rights-concerns/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>File swappers concerned about getting in trouble with record labels over illegal downloads may soon have a major new worry: the U.S. Department of Justice. A proposal that the Senate may vote on as early... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/pirate-act-raises-civil-rights-concerns">Read more...</a> lordloc@gmail.com (Todd Tanner) Wed, 26 May 2004 19:35:11 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pirate-act-raises-civil-rights-concerns California court may hear Sex.com civil case https://www.neowin.net/news/california-court-may-hear-sexcom-civil-case/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A dispute over the transfer of the domain name Sex.com may be heading to California's highest court. In a decision published Friday, a panel of federal appellate judges asked the California Supreme... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/california-court-may-hear-sexcom-civil-case">Read more...</a> mx@vmstan.com (Michael Stanclift) Sun, 05 Jan 2003 21:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/california-court-may-hear-sexcom-civil-case Electronic civil liberty down to a vote in Europe https://www.neowin.net/news/electronic-civil-liberty-down-to-a-vote-in-europe/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Governments have in recent times stepped up their monitoring of electronic communication in light of some terrorist organisations using the Internet as a means of communication. Today the 1997 Telecommunications Privacy Directive is up for... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/electronic-civil-liberty-down-to-a-vote-in-europe">Read more...</a> () Thu, 30 May 2002 10:21:36 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/electronic-civil-liberty-down-to-a-vote-in-europe