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From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013

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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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Android lawsuit against Google too vague, says judge

A US district judge says she will likely dismiss the suit -- but she's giving the plaintiffs a chance to provide more facts to support their claim that Google stifles competition on Android devices.

By December 19, 2014

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Judge dashes Samsung's hope to freeze Microsoft lawsuit

Samsung had wanted to put a lawsuit on smartphone patent royalties on hold until an arbitration proceeding could be held in Hong Kong.

By November 19, 2014

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Apple must go to court over disappearing iMessage fiasco, judge says

US District Judge Lucy Koh greenlights a lawsuit filed in May about disappearing iMessages when switching from an iPhone to an Android device.

By November 11, 2014

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Crave giveaway: 51-inch plasma HDTV from RetailMeNot

To celebrate the upcoming Super Bowl, coupon site RetailMeNot is offering up a free Samsung HDTV. Because deflated balls always look better in high definition.

By January 30, 2015

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Silk Road paid off hackers to keep site running

According to testimony in US federal court, more than a few hackers tried to blackmail the illegal marketplace before it was shut down in 2013 -- and at least two were paid off.

By January 29, 2015

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Silk Road founder allegedly admitted site origins to friend

A college friend of Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht testifies against him during the trial's second week.

By January 22, 2015