Business > Law

Sony sued by ex-staff over daft security, leaked privates

What if movie studio loses? Big biz liable for big data blunders?
Iain Thomson, 16 Dec 21:45

Apple WINS iPod antitrust fight, jury nixes BILLION-dollar payout bid

Cook & Co defeat long-running suit over scrubbed MP3s
Shaun Nichols, 16 Dec 20:49

Terror bomb victims demanding Iran's .ir will appeal US ruling

Judge's uncertain decision to face scrutiny
Kieren McCarthy, 16 Dec 05:01

Google must free us from 'invisible web of our personal data' – DPA

And NOT using the fine print, say Dutch watchdogs
Jennifer Baker, 15 Dec 17:01

Pirate Bay towed to oldpiratebay.org

Isohunt claims to have tossed copy of Pirate DB into a lifeboat
Simon Sharwood, 15 Dec 05:03

Sony to media: stop publishing our stolen stuff or we'll get nasty

Is this the moment celebrity rags get busted for making stuff up?
Simon Sharwood, 15 Dec 02:18

Hold the front page: Spain's anti-Google lobbyists lobby for Google News return

'Scrapped scraper puts rights under threat,' mumbles AEDE
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Dec 18:30

BLAM! Max Sound flings vid codec sueball Number FOUR at Google

Tech firm sues Choc Factory and YouTube for alleged infringement of vid-streaming patents

Lawmakers should grab red pen and let it RIPA on snoops law – experts

Updates to the snooping code of practice simply not enough
Kat Hall, 11 Dec 16:38

Bernie Madoff's coders jailed for role in $65bn ponzi scheme fiasco

Two blokes to be thrown in cooler as prosecutors attack short sentences
Shaun Nichols, 11 Dec 03:29

China's smartmobe darling Xiaomi locked out of India

Patent spat sees Ericsson take on World+Dog on the subcontinent
Richard Chirgwin, 11 Dec 03:04

Opinion

Parliament in the clouds

Parliament: All's well with RIPA snooping, no problem here

Comment Home Affairs Committee shrugs shoulders over whistleblower witchhunts
Policeman claps in London street

Jacking up firearms fees will cost SMEs £3.5 MILLION. Thanks, Plod

Downrange Plus Op Solitaire update: It's not as bad as we thought
Gareth Corfield, 29 Nov 10:01
Sydney Opera House Hackathon logo

Australia's going to need a standalone metadata retention bureau

Retained metadata is too valuable to be left to ISPs and carriers
Simon Sharwood, 03 Nov 21:15

Yes, Samaritans, the law DOES apply to you. Even if you mean well

Downrange How to escape from the do-gooders' creepy Twitter surveillance app
Gareth Corfield, 02 Nov 11:25

News

Australia to block piracy sites if Big Content asks nicely in court

ISPs and Big Content told to self-regulate in six months, or have the job done for them
Simon Sharwood, 10 Dec 05:58

The Pirate Bay SUNK: It vanishes after Swedish data center raid

Arrr-gh! We don't mean disk RAID – outage after cops nab servers in Stockholm
Neil McAllister, 10 Dec 02:29

'A strong response from Apple would be a lawsuit' – Steve Jobs

QuoTW Hawking's AI dangers, Wikipedia’s begging bowl, and fab phablets

Parliament: All's well with RIPA snooping, no problem here

Comment Home Affairs Committee shrugs shoulders over whistleblower witchhunts
Gareth Corfield, 06 Dec 12:00

Wheels fall off bid to sue Apple over iTunes anti-piracy shenanigans

Turns out you can't file lawsuit on behalf of 'whoever'
Shaun Nichols, 06 Dec 00:03

Oz lawyers wig out over data retention

Too much data, too little protection
Richard Chirgwin, 04 Dec 01:46

US retail giant Target fails to get banks' MEGABREACH lawsuit slung out of court

Judge cites its actions and inactions when hackers hit
John Leyden, 03 Dec 12:22
Steve Jobs

DEAD STEVE JOBS accuses Real Networks of 'hacking' iPods

Fruity firm's co-founder testifies from BEYOND the GRAVE
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Australia to social media: self-censor or face AU$17,000 FINES

Anti-bullying bill calls on social networks to help out or be banished to naughty corner
Simon Sharwood, 03 Dec 06:32

Apple denied 'App Store' trademark by Australian court

Selling software online? There's LOTS of app stores for that
Simon Sharwood, 03 Dec 05:32
management regulation1

Bloke, 36, in the cooler for leaking ex's topless pics on Facebook

Scumbag jailed for a year in California revenge porn first
Kieren McCarthy, 02 Dec 21:47
Pirate Flag

Knockoff knockdown: Euro cops shutter 300 'counterfeit' domains

You're just gonna have to pay full price for your prezzies
Kat Hall, 02 Dec 11:01

Dead Steve Jobs to give iPod MP3 evidence from beyond the grave

Memos from Apple's billionaire biz tyrant to be used in monopoly lawsuit
Jasper Hamill, 01 Dec 16:36
Kim Dotcom at the NZ parliamentary hearing

Kim Dotcom Dotcan remain on bail, despite Fed protests

But get out your hankies... he can't fly in his chopper
Policeman claps in London street

Jacking up firearms fees will cost SMEs £3.5 MILLION. Thanks, Plod

Downrange Plus Op Solitaire update: It's not as bad as we thought
Gareth Corfield, 29 Nov 10:01