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  • News: Megaupload interest a mixed blessing for Pirate Party

    The Pirate Party of New Zealand (PPNZ) says it is wary that the Megaupload controversy might generate superficial interest in the party's policies and attract approaches from insufficiently committed new members.

  • News: Internet Freedom Could Turn on 'Middle Countries'

    Between the free-expression camp and the hard-line regimes with strict censorship policies are a host of important, growing nations that are just beginning to delve into the work of crafting Internet policy. And those countries could hold the key.

  • News: LightSquared asks FCC to regulate GPS receivers

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  • News: Yahoo ousts half its board

    As part of an ongoing effort to recover from a downward spiral, Yahoo said on Tuesday that four board members, including its chairman, will step down.

  • News: FTC warns makers of background checking apps

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has sent warning letters to the makers of six mobile apps used for background checks, saying the apps may violate a consumer credit protection law.

  • News: Symantec verifies stolen source code posted by Anonymous is "legitimate"

    Symantec is in an ongoing fight against hackers in the group Anonymous that last January attempted to extort a payment of around $50,000 from Symantec in exchange for not publicly posting stolen Symantec source code they had stolen for various older Symantec security products dating to 2006.

  • News: Opposition to ACTA swells in Europe

    A British member of the European Parliament has been given the job of evaluating the controversial ACTA agreement as more European countries shy away from the deal.

  • News: Groups: Congress should scrap SOPA, PIPA and start over

    The U.S. Congress should scrap two controversial copyright enforcement bills and start over with attempts to target foreign websites accused of infringement and counterfeiting, more than 70 groups have said.

  • News: Acer sues former CEO Lanci for breach of contract

    Acer has sued its former CEO and President Gianfranco Lanci in Italian courts for allegedly violating a non-compete clause, the company said Tuesday.

  • News: Anonymous claims to have released source code of Symantec's pcAnywhere

    Hacker group Anonymous claimed late Monday that the source code of Symantec's pcAnywhere had been uploaded on The Pirate Bay site.

  • News: Oracle asks for retrial against SAP in TomorrowNow case

    Oracle has chosen a new trial in its lawsuit against SAP for copyright infringement, rejecting the reduction of a jury verdict by about US$1 billion by a federal court in September last year.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Look around you

    Google looks outside the company to hire some integrity, Best Buy looks to consumers for mythical product research, and spammers look toward Steve Jobs for inspiration. The remainders for Monday, February 6, 2012 are looking sharp.

  • News: Appeals court denies Google bid to keep email out of Oracle trial

    Google has failed in its latest attempt to keep a potentially damaging email out of the lawsuit Oracle filed against it over alleged Java intellectual-property violations in the Android mobile OS.

  • News: Voice and video calls via Wi-Fi from 30,000 feet?

    Federal regulations forbid making calls from cell phones while aboard U.S. commercial planes in-flight, but Wi-Fi services could eventually permit voice and video calls over the Internet for a fee.

  • News: Lenovo ordered to pay €1920 for making French laptop buyer pay for Windows too

    A French laptop buyer has won a refund from Lenovo after a four-year legal battle over the cost of a Windows license he didn't want. The judgment could open the way for PC buyers elsewhere in Europe to obtain refunds for bundled software they don't want, French campaign group No More Racketware said Monday.

  • News: Former Gateway executives settle fraud charges

    The story originally headlined "Gateway ex-CEOs settle fraud charges," posted Monday, incorrectly stated the title of one of the former Gateway executives who have settled fraud charges. One official was CEO and the other official was CFO. The headline and first sentence have been changed to correct the mistake. The headline now reads: Former Gateway executives settle fraud charges. The first sentence now reads:

  • News: Brain drain: Protecting your organization's IP

    Global healthcare provider Best Doctors employs the most robust technologies and practices available to protect the privacy of its members' personal data—but that's just a part of doing business in this industry. Less obvious but equally important is the degree of vigilance with which the company protects its brand name, which is trademarked in dozens of countries worldwide.

  • News: Patent trolls in our midst

    Intellectual property (IP) protections exist in U.S. law for the purpose of ensuring inventors and creators are compensated for their works, encouraging innovation.

  • News: BTJunkie voluntarily closes file-sharing website

    The BitTorrent search engine BTJunkie has shut down its website, the latest file-sharing site to take defensive action following law enforcement's shutdown of MegaUpload last month.

  • News: Top Torrent Site BTjunkie Shuts Voluntarily

    BTjunkie, one of the largest torrent file-sharing sites, shut down voluntarily over the weekend. The service ranked among the top five torrent sites on the Internet and was never involved in legal action, but recent moves against the likes of MegaUpload and The Pirate Bay have influenced BTjunkie’s closure.



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