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Ireland sides with Microsoft in email privacy case

The country files a friend-of-the-court brief asking the US to respect its sovereignty and not go over its head by seizing emails stored on Microsoft servers in Ireland.

By December 24, 2014

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Fighting over scraps in Apple's withering patent war with Samsung

Commentary: As Apple's self-destructive campaign against Android winds down, all that's left to fight over are damages in two US cases involving basic design elements.

By August 7, 2014

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Apple, Cisco back Microsoft in fight over US warrant for data overseas

The two are the latest to publicly support Microsoft in its protest of a search warrant for customer emails stored abroad.

By June 14, 2014

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Microsoft fights US warrant for customer data stored overseas

Company says demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty, erodes trust in US firms. US says it's essential for crime fighting.

By June 11, 2014

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Aereo launches spin site for Supreme Court case

Less than a week before Aereo faces the Supreme Court bench, the company that streams over-the-air broadcast TV launches a site with support for its own arguments.

By April 17, 2014

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Lavabit loses appeal on technicality

A federal appeals court tells Ladar Levison, of the now-moribund email service Lavabit, that he didn't clearly articulate the legal issues at stake in his contempt of court appeal.

By April 16, 2014

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US sides with networks against Aereo in Supreme Court fight

In a "friend of the court" brief, the US solicitor general says Aereo is breaking copyright law, but that doesn't mean other cloud services are.

By March 3, 2014

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Aereo's Supreme Court battle may change how you watch TV

The case against the company that streams over-the-air programming could affect whether you watch your favorite sports for free and what you can store in the cloud.

By January 15, 2014

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Presidential task force said to recommend overhaul of NSA

Nonbinding suggestions propose sweeping changes at the agency, including shifting its leadership from the military to civilians, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.

By December 13, 2013

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Senators criticize NSA snooping as unnecessary to US security

Lawmakers say the NSA could have used less-intrusive methods to gather data.

By November 20, 2013