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Snowden calls proposed Russian antiterror measures 'Big Brother law'

New legislation calls for service providers to store metadata for up to six months, and expressing pro-terror sentiments online could get you jailed for up to seven years.

By 27 June 2016


Dallas shooter killed by bomb-equipped robot in first for law enforcement

Dallas' chief of police says his department rigged an explosive device to a robot to take out a suspect. "Other options would have exposed our officers to great danger," he says.

By 9 July 2016


ACLU sues to kill decades-old hacking law

The advocacy group says the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act makes it hard to investigate websites for bad behavior and potential discrimination.

By 30 June 2016


Occupy Congress: Dems hold a sit-in to force gun law vote

Democratic representatives on the House floor demand a vote on gun control legislation in the wake of the deadly nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. After Republicans shut off House cameras to C-SPAN, the network begins using Facebook Live and Periscope feeds from members of Congress to broadcast the protest.

23 June 2016


​Berlin law hobbles Airbnb rental business

In an effort to keep rents lower for residents living in the German capital, a law goes into effect prohibiting hosts from renting out their full homes.

By 2 May 2016


San Francisco wants Airbnb to help enforce rental law

A proposed law would hold sites like Airbnb responsible for illegal listings and threaten steep fines for violations.

By 26 April 2016


Uber complaint may prompt Europe to challenge French taxi law

The European Commission is reportedly siding with Uber in its argument that a French taxi law discriminates against the company.

By 19 April 2016


Apple complied with 80 percent of US law enforcement requests in second half of 2015

The company receives thousands of requests from law enforcement, both in the US and around the world, Apple's transparency report shows.

By 19 April 2016


Tech execs take stand against North Carolina transgender law

A growing number of CEOs, including Apple's Tim Cook, push for repeal of a law they say promotes discrimination against the LGBT community.

By 30 March 2016


How LawBreakers plans to stand out from Overwatch, Battleborn

"We don't want to make a game that will be lumped in with the cartoon style from our competitors."

By 18 March 2016