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Copyright trolls suffer big loss

Commentary: EFF's Parker Higgins explains why a federal appeals court decision has knocked out the underpinnings of the business model used by copyright trolls.

By May 28, 2014

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U.S. indicts 13 alleged members of Anonymous in DDoS attacks

Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.

By October 3, 2013

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Is AT&T’s new U-verse ‘second screen’ app really good for babies?

[commentary] A new U-verse TV app aims to get wee ones drawing, but CNET's Maggie Reardon wants to give it a long time-out.

By May 8, 2014

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Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement

The Justice Department makes its first ever conviction against counterfeit mobile app distributors. The men that ran the AppBucket Web site reportedly distributed more than one million copyrighted apps.

By March 24, 2014

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Student group files complaint against U.S. firms over NSA data snooping

Citing violations of European data protection laws, the group has taken legal action against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype, and Yahoo.

By June 26, 2013

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Google, Viacom settle outmoded YouTube copyright suit

After seven years of back-and-forth legal jabs, YouTube's owner and the parent of MTV and Comedy Central settle a fight that has become an anachronism.

By March 18, 2014

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RSA protests by DEF CON groups, Code Pink draw ire

Security conference in San Francisco meets with a wide range of protests by security professionals.

By February 26, 2014

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Ferguson, Mo., police site hit with DDoS attack

In the wake of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown, hackers launch a cyberattack to take out the police department's website and email.

By August 14, 2014

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Hear that? Pandora and artists finally reach sweet harmony

Pandora's first ever direct deal with labels marks a new age for artist relations at the No. 1 streaming-music service and may usher Pandora into a world of long-term opportunity.

By August 6, 2014

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President signs cell phone unlocking bill into law

Obama signs a bill into law that makes unlocking a cell phone legal again, making it easier for some consumers to take their phones with them when they change wireless operators.

By August 1, 2014