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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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FCC says blocking wireless hotspots is illegal

The agency issues official statement that blocking an individual's personal hotspot, as hotels and convention centers have done, is against the law and subject to fines.

By 29 January 2015

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​UberX drivers taken to court for "illegal" ride-sharing

The NSW Department of Transport is coming down hard on UberX, issuing a number of court attendance notices to drivers and upping the rhetoric by saying they're offering an "illegal" service.

By 19 January 2015

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Silk Road founder claims he was fall guy for illegal drug site

The trial of the mastermind behind Silk Road began with the defense admitting Ross Ulbricht founded the illicit online drug marketplace but arguing he really wasn't the true operator of the site.

By 16 January 2015

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Seoul set to ban 'illegal' ride-sharing app Uber

Uber's Asian expansion hit a snag in South Korea as Seoul's city government claims the service is illegal under current laws.

By 24 July 2014