Attacks were allegedly part of an anti-copyright campaign called "Operation Payback," which was in retaliation for the 2010 shutdown of The Pirate Bay.
Carmen Ortiz, who previously compared the late Internet activist to a common criminal, tells a Boston radio station that charges of overzealousness by her office are "unfair."
The two countries agree on a plan to curtail theft of intellectual property, after President Obama grants Russia "permanent normal trade relations" and the two nations agree to have the WTO's tenets apply between them.
Net retailers have a banner day at the checkout page, while Apple checks in with new iTunes software and Syria's Internet checks out. Also: Google gets punked.
Citing violations of European data protection laws, the group has taken legal action against Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Skype, and Yahoo.
In a 52-page report, the House Intelligence committee raises concerns about the two Chinese telecommunications gear makers' ability to aid Chinese espionage.
After a meeting with China Foreign Minister Wang Yi, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the two countries have agreed to work toward cybersecurity for both nations.
Agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea also specify that citizens can choose computer applications of their choice, but "subject to the needs of law enforcement."
Newly released 2011 ruling by Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court found NSA e-mail and data-collection program illegal and decried government's "substantial misrepresentation" of scope of NSA activities.
The U.S. International Trade Commission says Samsung infringes on a pair of Apple patents with some of its older phones.