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Apple walloped with $625.6M in damages from FaceTime lawsuit

The tech giant was the target of a patent troll, a company that makes money by suing other companies.

By February 4, 2016

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Law enforcement's encryption claims overblown, study finds

The surge in Internet-connected devices will offer ample new surveillance opportunities, according to a Harvard study.

By February 1, 2016

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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 January 15, 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 September 30, 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 December 27, 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 November 13, 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 July 14, 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 October 8, 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 September 18, 2015

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Health care app uses Apple Watch to ID doctors, follow privacy law

Doctors can view private records only when they are wearing the watch. The approach uses the Apple Watch's ability to identify its wearer to protect patient privacy.

By September 9, 2015