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Live to ride again: UberX preparing to fight 'illegal ride-sharing' suspensions

The NSW Roads and Maritime has issued 40 suspension notices to drivers involved in "illegal ride sharing services," but UberX vows to fight on.

By 29 September 2015


EU data transfer deal with US may be illegal, says Europe's top legal counsel

Facebook and other US companies can not adequately protect EU citizens' data from government surveillance, says Advocate General Yves Bot.

By 24 September 2015


Sony Pictures pressed Netflix to lock out 'illegal' overseas users

A leaked email from last year's Sony Pictures hack has revealed the studio lobbied Netflix to tighten restrictions on international users accessing the service "illegally," saying it was a form of "semi-sanctioned" piracy.

By 17 April 2015


Internet mauls dentist accused of illegal kill of popular lion

Technically Incorrect: Walter Palmer, a dentist in Minnesota, has his Yelp entry attacked by those not fond of his allegedly illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

By 29 July 2015


Watch a meter maid lift illegally parked cabs off the ground

Technically Incorrect: If you're a tech company launching a new car buying site, it's best to show that you have the power. In this case, girl power.

By 16 June 2015


Calls for freeze on taxi fares in face of 'illegal' ridesharing competition

Australia's pricing regulator has called for a freeze on Sydney taxi fares as research shows 11 percent of Sydneysiders have used ridesharing services, such as Uber X, in the past 6 months.

By 19 December 2014


US court says NSA phone data program is illegal

The US government has long argued that the program is legal under the controversial Patriot Act, but a federal appeals court sees things differently.

By 8 May 2015


Cops claim their cell phones were illegally searched (by other cops)

Technically Incorrect: The Port Authority Police Union is suing the authority after partying rookie cops were allegedly forced to hand over their cell phones. Nine were later fired.

By 7 May 2015


You can now find out if US spies passed on your data to the UK in illegal surveillance

Following a landmark UK decision ruling certain mass surveillance practices illegal, a privacy group has simplified the process of demanding to know if your rights were violated.

By 17 February 2015


UK spy agency's Internet surveillance was illegal, court rules

The Investigatory Powers Tribunal says that until December, the GCHQ was violating human rights dictates -- but now is in compliance with the law.

By 7 February 2015