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Watching smut at work is bad but emailing it is just fine, says Oz court

Workers celebrate glorious hole in workplace pr0n policies
Darren Pauli, 24 Jul 07:28

Yorkshire cops fail to grasp principle behind BT Fon Wi-Fi network

'Prevent people that are passing by to hook up to your network', pleads plod
Jasper Hamill, 23 Jul 07:55

18,000 Apple employees could get bite of profits with class-action lawsuit

Claim Cupertino withheld wages and lunch breaks
Iain Thomson, 23 Jul 03:32

ITC: Seagate and LSI can infringe Realtek patents because Realtek isn't in the US

Land of the (get off scot) free, when it's a foreign owner

You! Pirate! Stop pirating, or we shall admonish you politely. Repeatedly, if necessary

And we shall go about telling people you smell. No, not really
Kelly Fiveash, 21 Jul 13:11

US judge: YES, cops or feds so can slurp an ENTIRE Gmail account

Crooks don't have folders labelled 'drug records', opines NY beak

Brandon Gray aka Namejuice suspended by ICANN

Domain slamming accusations bite after ten years
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Jul 23:03

EU's top data cops to meet Google, Microsoft et al over 'right to be forgotten'

Plan to hammer out 'coherent' guidelines. Good luck chaps!
Kelly Fiveash, 18 Jul 15:56

Cops nab suspect using CREEPY facial recog system

Looks like his dad, says computer
Jasper Hamill, 18 Jul 08:34

Ex-despot Noriega sues: How dare Call of Duty make me look like, like...

Jailed dictator gets precious over image rights
Jasper Hamill, 17 Jul 12:57

FORGOTTEN Bing responds to search index ECJ ruling: Hello? Remember us?

Microsoft received just 12 requests in early days of judgment
Kelly Fiveash, 17 Jul 10:39
Map showing Narrabri in NSW

Supposed 'leader' of LulzSec pleads guilty to hacking, hubris

Australian Federal Police say 'Aush0k' not international mastermind, just a naughty boy
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Jul 02:45
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay

UN to Five Eyes nations: Your mass surveillance is breaking the law

And Navi Pillay calls for Snowden to be protected
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Jul 00:59

Opinion

Today's Facebook fury: Coppertone-like baby pic ban baffles US mom

Worstall on Wednesday Never mind the Ts&Cs, what does the law say?
Google Chocolate Factory

Speaking in Tech: 'Right to be forgotten' ruling – what would Google do?

Podcast Plus: We're all living in the Post-Snowden Era™
Team Register, 09 Jul 11:41

When PR backfires: Google 'forgets' BBC TV man's banker blog post

Comment Robert Peston in right to be forgotten search takedown whodunnit
Andrew Orlowski, 03 Jul 13:02

Aereo has to pay TV show creators? Yes. This isn't rocket science

Analysis Copyright ruling good for innovation and democracy
Andrew Orlowski, 26 Jun 14:53

News

Sit back down, Julian Assange™, you're not going anywhere just yet

Swedish court refuses to withdraw arrest warrant
Neil McAllister, 17 Jul 00:27

British cops cuff 660 suspected paedophiles

Arrests people allegedly accessing child abuse images online
Kelly Fiveash, 16 Jul 14:58

Oracle to pay $130,000 plus costs in staff sexual harassment suit

Three judges increase compensation for Australian woman hassled ten times
Simon Sharwood, 16 Jul 07:02

Phone charging log helps to convict murderer

Alibi eroded by midnight metadata
Simon Sharwood, 16 Jul 01:04

Japanese artist cuffed for disseminating 3D ladyparts files

NSFW Printable genitalia fall foul of 'obscene material' laws
Lester Haines, 15 Jul 11:46

Delaware pair nabbed for getting saucy atop Mexican eatery

Burrito meets soft taco in alleged rooftop romp outrage
Lester Haines, 15 Jul 09:31

LightSquared backer sues FCC over spectrum shindy

Why, we might as well have been buying AIR
Simon Rockman, 14 Jul 17:03

Murdoch calls for ISPs to be liable for users' activities

Submission to Australia/Korea trade treaty reveals
Richard Chirgwin, 14 Jul 04:58

Amazon France routes around free shipping ban with €0.01 charge

New Questions Fréquemment Posées doc explains the workaround
Simon Sharwood, 14 Jul 00:58

Amazon begs Feds for drone test permission slip

Application for test flights reveals more details of Prime Air 'copters
Simon Sharwood, 11 Jul 05:02

MonkeyParking FLINGS AWAY San Francisco service

Spot-broker halts operations following threats from City Hall
Shaun Nichols, 11 Jul 00:59

Europe's highest court: Apple CAN trademark its retail store layout

'Special' design protected on appeal after Germany said nein
Paul Kunert, 10 Jul 13:58
Angry Birds pig

Apple rats on Google to FTC: You thought WE were in-app-ropriate?

Said to have shopped rival to Feds over in-app purchases

Presto! After Supreme Court loss, Aereo says it's a cable company now

TV-streaming firm strikes back with 'Plan B' legal defense
Neil McAllister, 10 Jul 02:30

'Dread Pirate Roberts' suspect's bid for freedom fails

'Bitcoin isn't money' argument laughed off by judge
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Jul 02:28

Victim of Tor-hidden revenge smut site sues Tor Project developers

But EFF lawyer says deep-web team 'no more liable' than web server makers
Shaun Nichols, 10 Jul 00:29

Today's Facebook fury: Coppertone-like baby pic ban baffles US mom

Worstall on Wednesday Never mind the Ts&Cs, what does the law say?

Siri, did we just take a hit in that voice-recog patent fight?

Yes, Apple, you did, says this Beijing court
Google Chocolate Factory

Speaking in Tech: 'Right to be forgotten' ruling – what would Google do?

Podcast Plus: We're all living in the Post-Snowden Era™
Team Register, 09 Jul 11:41