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Lavabit loses contempt of court appeal over protecting Snowden, customers

Judges rule complaints about government power are too little, too late
Iain Thomson, 17 Apr 00:55

APPLE FAILS to ditch class action suit over ebook PRICE-FIX fiasco

Do not pass go, do cough (up to) $840m in damages

Don't let no-hire pact suit witnesses call Steve Jobs a bullyboy, plead Apple and Google

'Irrelevant' character evidence should be excluded – lawyers

NBN Co in 'broadband kit we tested worked' STUNNER

Announcement of VDSL trial is not proof of concept for fibre-to-the-node
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 07:14

Tom Ridge: Private sector lagging in cybersecurity

Former US Homeland Security boss scorns enterprise security efforts
Shaun Nichols, 15 Apr 20:05

Ex-Tony Blair adviser is new top boss at UK spy-hive GCHQ

Robert Hannigan to replace Sir Iain Lobban in the autumn
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Apr 15:29

Did a date calculation bug just cost hard-up Co-op Bank £110m?

And just when Brit banking org needs £400m to stay afloat
Gavin Clarke, 15 Apr 12:41

MtGox chief Karpelès refuses to come to US for g-men's grilling

Bitcoin baron says he needs another lawyer for FinCEN chat

NBN Co plans fibre-to-the-basement blitz to beat cherry-pickers

Heading off at the pass operation given same priority as blackspot fixing
Simon Sharwood, 15 Apr 06:47

German space centre endures cyber attack

Chinese code retrieved but NSA hack not ruled out
Phil Muncaster, 15 Apr 06:30

Pakistan mulls cyber security bill to keep NSA at bay

Calls for founding of National Cyber Security Council
Phil Muncaster, 15 Apr 04:31
Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull gave NBN Co NO RULES to plan blackspot upgrades

NBN Co faces huge future Telstra bills and reduces fibre footprint
Simon Sharwood, 14 Apr 23:15

EFF: Feds plan to put 52 MILLION FACES into recognition database

System would identify faces as part of biometrics collection
Shaun Nichols, 14 Apr 22:03

Feds indict nine for making millions from Zeus malware

But cops only have two of them in custody
Iain Thomson, 14 Apr 18:58

Opinion

BT splitter node

NBN Co in 'broadband kit we tested worked' STUNNER

Announcement of VDSL trial is not proof of concept for fibre-to-the-node
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 9M-MRO

5 Eyes in the Sky: The TRUTH about Flight MH370 and SPOOKSATS

Comment Just when you thought you were alone in the bath...
Simon Sharwood, 21 Mar 10:27
Turnbull with Switkowski in Blacktown

Telstra, not Turnbull, at fault in Twitfight

Caveat emptor applies to broadband so Turnbull was rude but right
Simon Sharwood, 21 Mar 06:09

News

Android engineer: We DIDN'T copy Apple OR follow Samsung's orders

Veep testifies for Samsung during Apple patent trial

FTC gets judicial thumbs-up to SUE firms over data breaches

If you don't take 'reasonable and appropriate' measures, get ready for court
Neil McAllister, 12 Apr 00:23

US taxman blows Win XP deadline, must now spend millions on custom support

Gov't IT likened to 'a Model T with a lot of things on top of it'
Neil McAllister, 11 Apr 21:55

Facebook: US feds probed over 18,700 accounts in six months

Company dishes new dirt on government data requests
Shaun Nichols, 11 Apr 19:59

Reprieve for Weev: Court disowns AT&T hacker's conviction

Appeals court strikes down landmark sentence
Jack Clark, 11 Apr 17:30

Never mind the HORSE MEAT, trading standards cuts'll hurt IT crowd, too

Slashed budgets will affect IP enforcement, moans FAST

Japanese schoolkids arrested in £2.4 MEEELLION phone fraud bust

17-year-old trio suspected of conning elderly in 'it's me' scams
Phil Muncaster, 11 Apr 06:32

India second only to US in Google user data requests

Law enforcers petitioned Chocolate Factory over 5,000 times last year
Phil Muncaster, 11 Apr 06:02

One year on: diplomatic fail as Chinese APT gangs get back to work

Mandiant says past 12 months shows Beijing won't call off its hackers
Phil Muncaster, 11 Apr 05:27

France bans managers from contacting workers outside business hours

«Email? Mais non ... il est plus tard que six heures du soir!»
Neil McAllister, 10 Apr 22:14

US government green-lights data swapping for security firms

Agencies will not pursue anti-trust charges for trading information
Shaun Nichols, 10 Apr 21:25

Alphadex fires back at British Gas with overcharging allegation

Brit colo outfit says it paid for 347KVA, has been charged for 1940KVA
Simon Sharwood, 10 Apr 06:32
Suitcase bulging with cash

Indonesia considers smartphone tax to spur local mobe-makers

Foxconn's $1bn factory investment looking like a very smart move
Phil Muncaster, 10 Apr 05:30
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Banks slap Olympus with £160 MEEELLION lawsuit

Scandal hit camera maker just can't shake off its past
Phil Muncaster, 10 Apr 04:10

Come to Oz for sun, surf, ratting on co-workers and surveillance

Government workers prohibited from tweeting about their jobs as A-G labels Snowden 'traitor'
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Apr 01:03
Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull leaves Australia's broadband blackspots in the dark

New Statement of Expectations to NBN Co offers get-out clauses for blackspot builds
Simon Sharwood, 09 Apr 23:39
Angry old man

IBM was wrong to force UK workers off final salary pensions – judge

UK High Court rules Big Blue breached contract with staff
Speed gun cop

Jack the RIPA: Blighty cops ignore law, retain innocents' comms data

Prime minister: Nothing to see here, go about your business
Jasper Hamill, 09 Apr 07:03
Kim Jong-un

NORKS' own smartmobe pegged as Chinese landfill Android

Fake kit in the hermit kingdom? That's just Kim Jong-un-believable!
Phil Muncaster, 09 Apr 06:05
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VAT's all folks: Telecoms and services tax to be set at consumer's homeland rate

EU tries to stop suppliers from cross-border tax shop
OUT-LAW.COM, 08 Apr 08:05