Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Facebook want clearance to disclose what type of national security info requests they get.
After Google wiped several ads that discouraged women from having abortions because they violated the company’s advertising policies, Yahoo now does the same.
Facebook may have cleared a hurdle in its purchase of WhatsApp, but the FTC will be watching closely to keep the social networks honest.
AT&T's top exec in Washington denies the company's new "sponsored data" service will hurt consumers, amid claims from digital rights advocates that it violates FCC Net neutrality rules.
Google might face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines in France for privacy violations. Small potatoes to the company, but the ruling could portend a more difficult relationship between Europe and Google.
The ITC has initially found the Taiwanese company in violation of two Nokia patents, in response to a claim filed last year.
Documents newly declassified under a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit reportedly show that the National Security Agency unlawfully searched Americans' phone records and misrepresented program to court officials.
Despite characterizations of domestic data-gathering as accidental, the agency says some of its analysts engaged in "willful violations" of legal restrictions.
In a case between Craigslist and data harvester 3Taps, a federal judge rules that changing an IP address or using a proxy server to access a blocked Web site violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Transgressions ranged from serious legal violations to typos that led to unintended data collection, according to documents supplied to The Washington Post.