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Grooveshark caught in a net of its own making

DMCA didn't protect staff uploads: judge
Richard Chirgwin, 30 Sep 06:42

WHY did Sunday Mirror stoop to slurping selfies for smut sting?

Tabloid splashes, MP resigns - but there's a BIG copyright issue here
Andrew Orlowski, 29 Sep 11:37

EU to accuse Ireland of giving Apple an overly peachy tax deal – report

Probe expected to say single-digit rate was unlawful

Turn OFF your phone or WE'LL ALL DI... live? Europe OKs mobes, tabs non-stop on flights

Airlines given green light to allow gate-to-gate jibber-jabber
Neil McAllister, 26 Sep 20:02

Four caged in UK after cyber-heist swipes €7m in EU carbon credits

Why couldn't you be stealing Bitcoin like normal people?
John Leyden, 26 Sep 07:32

Sun of a beach! Java biz founder loses battle to keep his shore private

Surfers win Martin's Beach battle against Vinod Khosla
Iain Thomson, 25 Sep 20:04

EU operators PLEAD for MERCY, may get roaming rates cut ‘reprieve’

Report: Policy bods to ask for 'no change'
OUT-LAW.COM, 25 Sep 15:44

BMC Software flings patent sueball at ServiceNow

Private boy squares up Stateside to public kid
Gavin Clarke, 24 Sep 14:02

FTC nails pin in Bitcoin mining rig maker Butterfly Labs

Claims biz took in as much as $50m for kit it never shipped
Neil McAllister, 23 Sep 22:59

EU dangles $6bn threat over Google in endless search abuse probe

Sanctions the 'logical next step', warns Brussels' antitrust boss
Kelly Fiveash, 23 Sep 12:16

Microsoft vs the long arm of US law: Straight outta Dublin

Comment Hey you, get off of our cloud
Frank Jennings, 23 Sep 09:01
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Will Europe's ISPs unmask anonymous IP infringers?

Debate over monitoring user traffic for illegal file-sharing
OUT-LAW.COM, 23 Sep 08:02

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Scrapping the Human Rights Act: What about privacy and freedom of expression?

Comment Justice minister's attack to destroy ability to challenge state

Microsoft vs the long arm of US law: Straight outta Dublin

Comment Hey you, get off of our cloud
Frank Jennings, 23 Sep 09:01

Special pleading against mass surveillance won't help anyone

Protecting journalists alone won't protect their sources
Gareth Corfield, 21 Sep 14:40

News

Troll hunter Rackspace turns Rotatable's bizarro patent to stone

News of the Weird: Screen-rotating technology declared unpatentable
Neil McAllister, 23 Sep 00:06

Special pleading against mass surveillance won't help anyone

Protecting journalists alone won't protect their sources
Gareth Corfield, 21 Sep 14:40

Ex-basketball star CUFFED on suspicion of stealing Apple gear worth $14k

iPhones, etc allegedly snatched during multiple visits
Team Register, 20 Sep 15:30

Ten years on, TEN PER CENT of retailers aren't obeying CAN-SPAM

Unscrupulous marketers are, guess what, still being gits
John Leyden, 18 Sep 15:56

Copyright thieves' cyberlockers slurp MILLIONS from honest creators, study finds

Offshore chop shops make merry from movies and pr0n
Andrew Orlowski, 18 Sep 15:03

Driving with an Apple Watch could land you with a £100 FINE

Bad news for tech-addicted fanbois behind the wheel
Jasper Hamill, 18 Sep 12:59

Murdoch to Europe: Inflict MORE PAIN on Google, please

'Platform for piracy' must be punished, or it'll kill us in FIVE YEARS
Simon Sharwood, 18 Sep 07:02

Student pleads guilty to Frances Abbott 'secret' scholarship leak

Whistleblower used staff login to reveal PM's daughter's unusual special treatment
Darren Pauli, 18 Sep 05:50

'Broken code' costs Yelp half a mil in child privacy dust-up with FTC

Busted age block in app is no excuse, says US watchdog
Shaun Nichols, 17 Sep 18:19

Big Content Australia just blew a big hole in its credibility

AHEDA's research on average content prices did not expose methodology, so appears less than rigourous
Simon Sharwood, 16 Sep 21:14

Court flushes VirnetX's $368m check from Apple down the toilet

Patent damages payout kicked back to lower bench by appeals judges in US
Shaun Nichols, 16 Sep 21:12

Deutschland, Uber allowed (for now): Ban on taxi app lifted

Sour krauts can't stop car hire service right this second, says Germany judge
Shaun Nichols, 16 Sep 18:53
Tesla Sport

Massachusetts shoots down car dealers' Tesla-busting sueball

Court will allow flash motor maker to sell direct to punters
Shaun Nichols, 16 Sep 01:29
Chongqing's segregated footpath

Chinese city creates footpath for smartphone addicts

One lane for the afflicted, another for pedestrian pedestrians
Richard Chirgwin, 15 Sep 07:02
Jaws on Blu-ray disc

Stricter shark and manta ray trade rules enforced from today

Vid CITES: permits needed to protect biodiversity of our oceans
Kelly Fiveash, 14 Sep 16:15
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Mexicans! accuse! Yahoo! of! using! corrupt! judge! to! dodge! $2.7bn! payout!

US court filing says Purple Palace & lawyers played dirty
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European Court of Justice allows digitisation of library books

Reading on dedicated terminals okay, but if you print you pay
Simon Sharwood, 12 Sep 07:04
dropbox privacy security eye

FAIL.GOV – Government asks Dropbox for accounts that don't exist

Storage locker's transparency report shows rise in government data gobble attempts
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Uber alles-holes, claims lawsuit: Taxi biz sued by blind passengers

Sueball claims blind passengers ditched, guide dogs abused
Shaun Nichols, 11 Sep 02:06
GCHQ as seen on Google Earth

Show us your Five-Eyes SECRETS says Privacy International

Refusal to disclose GCHQ canteen menus and prices triggers Euro Human Rights Court action
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Sep 04:27