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How the U.S. forces Net firms to cooperate on surveillance

Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.

By July 12, 2013

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Supreme Court refuses to hear Google's appeal in Java patent case

The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.

By June 29, 2015

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Privacy cases slated for U.S. Supreme Court's new term

U.S. Supreme Court begins its fall term by refusing to hear a case involving a warrantless search of a cell phone, but other privacy-related cases are in the queue.

By October 3, 2011

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U.S. government to fight for warrantless GPS tracking

The Obama Administration heads to court to argue its case, saying authorities shouldn't be required to obtain warrants to attach GPS devices to cars.

By March 19, 2013

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U.S. skirts one roadblock to Kim Dotcom extradition

The controversial Megaupload founder is expected, however, to bring his case to the Supreme Court of New Zealand.

By March 1, 2013

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Netflix, Facebook hook up in U.S. at last

The video distribution maven says that its U.S. members now can connect to Facebook and agree to share favorite TV shows and movies on Netflix.

By March 13, 2013

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Samsung's Apple appeal denied. Next step: Supreme Court?

The US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals' decision means Samsung has two options: appeal the case to the Supreme Court or hand over to Apple hundreds of millions of dollars.

By August 14, 2015

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Silicon Valley tweets and posts pride after US Supreme Court ruling

Leaders of companies exult online and plaster rainbows over corporate logos in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling striking down bans on same sex marriage.

By June 26, 2015

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Supreme Court overturns Facebook threats conviction

In its first case addressing free speech on social media, the high court says a Pennsylvania man's violent postings about his ex-wife and others weren't enough to convict.

By June 1, 2015

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Apple, Samsung to return to court in 2016 for next round of patent war

Judge Lucy Koh has ordered a jury trial for early 2016 to decide how much money in damages Samsung should pay out to Apple over patent violations.

By September 2, 2015