Department of Justice granted Google a “stay” on its decision about whether the company can release information about FISA data requests.
Presumption of innocence is a fundamental component of law in many nations, including Canada, France, Russia, and yes, even, yes, the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is not however, enshrined in the constitution of the United States of America.
Federal regulators are investigating claims that Microsoft employees accepted bribes from foreign government officials in exchange for software contracts.
“It’s a f*cking ludicrous charge,” Auernheimer told me this morning from New Jersey. “The FBI has tried to frame me for terrorism five times, and by their own admission they’ve been surveilling me since I was 15 years old.”
Anonymous claims it has stolen a number of secret files from the Department of Justice in the name of Aaron Swartz, the hacker who recently committed suicide while facing punishment for stealing JSTOR files. The group is calling for change to the U.S. judiciary process.
A Swedish businessman is in jail today after aiding cyber criminals who used scareware to trick victims into paying $129 for fake antivirus software.
Google’s planned acquisition of Motorola Mobility has just officially passed muster in the European Union.
When Megaupload was shut down a week ago by the Department of Justice and FBI for allegedly profiting from copyright infringement, many of the service’s users complained that they lost personal, non-infringing files. Now those users are banding together to sue the government.
Anonymous is planning another attack on Facebook, and this time they want your help.
The U.S. Department of Justice today put its stamp of approval on Google’s acquisition of Admeld, an online ad startup.
Sprint on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block AT&T’s proposed $39 billion buyout of T-Mobile USA.
The Department of Justice on Friday gave the go-ahead to Apple and Intel to bid on Nortel’s highly valued patent portfolio. The two high-profile firms follow Google as potential bidders.
The Department of Justice just announced that it’s ready to approve Google’s proposed acquisition of flight information company ITA Software, as long as the search giant makes some concessions.
Yesterday, the FTC and the Department of Justice were reportedly readying an antitrust probe into Apple due to restrictive changes in its iPhone Developer Agreement. The changes banned the use of tools that convert apps built on other platforms into iPhone apps. Now we’re beginning to see more details leaking out.