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Utah district court is first to temporarily shut down Aereo

The District Court of Utah granted a preliminary injunction against Aereo, which previously had skirted being shut down in other lawsuits against it filed by broadcasters.

By February 19, 2014

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Next up for Oracle v. Google -- the US Supreme Court?

Google petitions the highest court in the country to overturn a previous appeals court ruling favoring Oracle, which in itself overturned a mixed bag of earlier district court rulings.

By October 9, 2014

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U.S. court denies MegaUpload request for dismissal

Federal district judge says just because MegaUpload doesn't have a U.S. address doesn't mean criminal charges against it must be dismissed.

By October 9, 2012

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SF district attorney thinks of smartphone theft differently after leading SFPD

Q&A: CNET met with San Francisco D.A. George Gascon to talk about his push for a smartphone anti-theft bill, which is likely headed to a Thursday vote in California's state senate.

By April 24, 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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Apple wins U.S. ban on older Samsung devices in mixed ruling

The U.S. International Trade Commission says Samsung infringes on a pair of Apple patents with some of its older phones.

By August 9, 2013

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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By July 9, 2013

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MegaUpload asks U.S. court to dismiss piracy charges

The cloud-storage service accused of piracy says the U.S. lacked jurisdiction and Justice Department lawyers "should have known" that before taking down the service and throwing its founder in jail.

By May 30, 2012

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New Zealand court tells U.S. to reveal MegaUpload evidence

A court tells New Zealand and U.S. governments that they have three weeks to show what they have to support their indictment against MegaUpload managers.

By May 29, 2012

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U.S. shuts down alleged online money-laundering outfit

Based in Costa Rica, Liberty Reserve has been accused of laundering more than $6 billion through its digital currency system, says The New York Times.

By May 28, 2013