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Woman tags sister-in-law on Facebook, faces year in jail

Technically Incorrect: A woman who was under a restraining order reportedly tags her victim -- her sister-in-law -- on Facebook. A New York judge rules that even tagging is electronic communication.

By 16 January 2016

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 casts 'Law & Order' star as villain

Christopher Meloni reportedly plays a bad guy named John Taylor.

By 1 October 2015

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China's new antiterrorism law could boost tech worries

Critics have said the law could give Beijing cover for snooping into the operations of technology companies or ways to circumvent privacy protections in everyday gadgets.

By 28 December 2015

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Pricey tablets, Sorkin's views on Steve and Google's run-in with the law (CNET UK podcast 457 show notes)

We marvel at the price of the new iPad Pro, hear what screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has to say about Steve Jobs and find out why Google's autonomous car was pulled over by the cops.

By 14 November 2015

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UK proposes laws to track website visits, allow police bugging

The Investigatory Powers Bill, known by critics as "the Snooper's Charter," could also require overseas companies to play a part in bulk collection of data and interception of messages.

By 5 November 2015

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San Francisco tightens 'Airbnb law' with new amendment

San Francisco's board of supervisors votes to amend the bill passed last October legalizing short-term accommodation rentals.

By 15 July 2015

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US bill aims to stop state bans of encrypted phones

Prompted by proposals in New York and California, the bill is the latest twist in a debate over how much privacy you can expect with your everyday gadget.

By 11 February 2016

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​Telcos and ISPs in the dark on 'confusing' data retention laws

As data retention laws come into force, new research shows that the majority of telcos and ISPs don't understand what is required of them, and only a fraction are "ready" to encrypt and store data.

By 13 October 2015

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New California law requires police to get warrants for online data

Backed by many tech firms and the ACLU, the privacy law hits the books but doesn't apply to federal law enforcement authorities.

By 9 October 2015

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Sony says China's censorship laws are stifling PS4 sales

The Japanese electronics giant launched the PS4 in China in March, but the strict censorship laws in the People's Republic are proving to be difficult to navigate, a company exec admits.

By 18 September 2015