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US regulator orders PayPal to pay $25 million in refunds, fines

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims PayPal signed up consumers to its credit service, PayPal Credit, without their permission.

By May 19, 2015

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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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Three judges fired for using office computers to watch porn

Technically Incorrect: In Britain, it seems the judiciary can be injudicious when it comes to using technology at work.

By March 17, 2015

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Samsung may owe Apple a lot less than $930M, appeals court finds

The court rules that Samsung did violate some of Apple's design patents, but finds the Korean company did not copy the overall packaging of the product.

By May 18, 2015

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Judge appears poised to approve Apple, Google anti-poaching settlement

Judge Lucy Koh in August rejected the companies' initial $324.5 million offer to settle the case accusing four Silicon Valley giants of conspiring to stay away from each other's employees.

By March 2, 2015

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'Sinister' and 'Orwellian': BioBeats founder warns of the dark side of wearables and biometrics

The man behind the heartbeat-reading startup has warned of the potential abuses of the new technology.

By May 13, 2015

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Judge tosses two Google antitrust lawsuits

A pair of class-action lawsuits, alleging anticompetitive behavior related to Android handsets, have been dismissed in a California court.

By February 23, 2015

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Self-driving Freightliner Inspiration rolls out on public roads in Nevada

The first autonomous heavy-duty truck gets its license to drive in Las Vegas.

By May 6, 2015

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US court says NSA phone data program is illegal

The US government has long argued that the program is legal under the controversial Patriot Act, but a federal appeals court sees things differently.

By May 7, 2015