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Broadband companies sue over new Net neutrality rules

A pair of lawsuits challenge agency's new Internet traffic rules, calling them a violation of federal law.

By March 23, 2015

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Feds charge exec with making app for stalkers, domestic abusers

StealthGenie intercepted communications to and from mobile phones and was undetectable by most users. It was targeted at people who suspected their spouses or significant others of cheating on them.

By September 29, 2014

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Google is abusing its Play power, says third-party Android app store CEO

Aptoide files an antitrust complaint in Europe against the search giant for its handling of alternative app stores.

By June 17, 2014

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RadiumOne fires CEO after domestic abuse conviction

Online ad network's board dismisses Gurbaksh Chahal after the company's founder pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery charges related to the beating of his girlfriend.

By April 27, 2014

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Twitter finds a way to quash offensive tweets

A feature dubbed "quality filtering," available to certain users of Twitter's iOS app, tries to sift out tweets deemed offensive or abusive.

By March 24, 2015

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Twitter 'report abuse' button now live on all platforms

The social network makes reporting abusive tweets far easier after a UK activist was harassed and threatened with rape by angry users.

By August 28, 2013

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Google joins Apple, others in calling for spying controls, as Patriot Act vote nears

With a key, spying-related section of the Patriot Act up for reauthorization, tech heavyweights team up with other groups in outlining "essential" changes to US surveillance policies.

By March 26, 2015

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Twitter automates the creation of harassment reports

Twitter has added a new feature that allows victims of harassment to create a full report of a harassing Tweet with just a mouse click.

By March 17, 2015

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Man who posts online vid of kitten abuse gets year in prison

A French man is sentenced to prison for animal cruelty within days after posting a Facebook video of himself throwing a cat against a wall.

By February 3, 2014

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DOJ: Court didn't abuse power by appointing Apple monitor

The US government says an appeals court should deny Apple's motions to get rid of the monitor overseeing its compliance with antitrust laws.

By January 24, 2014