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Actress in anti-Islam film seeks sanctions against Google

Actress who won a court decision ordering the removal of controversial film seeks contempt of court ruling against the Web giant for allegedly failing to comply with the order.

By Mar. 25, 2014


Details of proposed sanctions emerge in Apple-Samsung case

Sanctions against Samsung in patent case before U.S. International Trade Commission would involve sales, import ban and posting of bond for 88 percent of value of smartphones at issue while potential bans were under review.

By Dec. 29, 2012


U.S. government sanctions Iran for creating 'electronic curtain'

The U.S. State Department is targeting several Iranian groups and individuals that have been particularly oppressive in restricting Internet freedom.

By Nov. 8, 2012


HP places new sanctions on student labor in China -- report

The company has apparently sent new rules to its suppliers that are designed to protect student interns and improve their working conditions.

By Feb. 8, 2013


Apple seeks 'emergency' sanctions against Samsung

Apple today said it will file for penalties against Samsung in the federal court case between the two companies.

By Aug. 1, 2012


How U.S. sanctions hurt Iranian Internet activists

In 1997, President Clinton signed an executive order creating an electronic embargo against Iran. It's still in effect today -- and causing headaches and hassles for Internet companies.

By Mar. 21, 2012


Cisco, Sun, HP tech used in Iran despite sanctions -- report

Mobile technology from Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard, and Cisco Systems is being used by one of Iran's largest mobile operators, says Reuters, though U.S. law forbids any sale of goods to the country.

By Jun. 4, 2012


Obama eyes sanctions on foreign nationals using tech to limit rights

The president is expected to make the announcement in a speech today at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, according to The Washington Post.

By Apr. 23, 2012


U.K. government eyes sanctions for file sharers

Internet users suspected of illicit file sharing could be disconnected under proposals being considered, as rights holders look for strong deterrent measures.

By Aug. 25, 2009


Report: EU readies sanctions against Intel

The European Commission has sent a draft decision ruling against Intel to EU member states, according to reports.

By Apr. 23, 2009