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  • ACLU asks court to immediately kill NSA phone snooping

    A U.S. appeals court should immediately shut down the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic telephone records because the practice is illegal, the American Civil Liberties Union said.

    Written by Grant Gross15 July 15 04:44
  • US Senate leader pushes to extend NSA phone dragnet

    The U.S. Senate was deadlocked on Friday over whether to extend authorization for the National Security Agency's massive collection of domestic telephone records, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insisting the surveillance program should continue with no new limits.

    Written by Grant Gross23 May 15 03:15
  • Aereo court case: Consumer control over TV vs. broadcaster copyrights

    The ability of television viewers to control and watch programs may be at stake when the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a copyright infringement case brought by TV networks against Aereo, a service that streams over-the-air television online.

    Written by Grant Gross22 April 14 02:46
  • Apple antitrust compliance efforts slow, but picking up, monitor says

    After dragging its feet for months, Apple is finally making good progress on a court-ordered antitrust compliance program related to the U.S. Department of Justice's e-book price-fixing case against the company, an external monitor said.

    Written by Grant Gross16 April 14 01:00
  • Appeals court says Aereo streaming TV service doesn't infringe

    Streaming television service Aereo does not appear to infringe the copyrights of over-the-air TV stations, and a request from several stations to shut down the New York-based service isn't warranted, an appeals court has ruled.

    Written by Grant Gross01 April 13 17:14
  • Supreme Court reaffirms resale of copyright works

    U.S. residents have the right to resell software and other products protected by copyright even when they are manufactured overseas, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled.

    Written by Grant Gross19 March 13 16:26
  • US Supreme Court to look at NSA spying, resale of products

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in two cases with potentially broad implications to technology users, one reviewing whether consumers can resell copyright-protected products they have purchased and the second challenging an electronic surveillance program at the U.S. National Security Agency.

    Written by Grant Gross26 Oct. 12 19:22
  • Appeals court reinstates lawsuit against US surveillance

    A U.S. appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit, brought by civil liberties and other groups, challenging the legality of a controversial government law allowing the surveillance of residents' telephone calls and e-mail messages.

    Written by Grant Gross22 March 11 06:01
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