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Apple 'offended' by BBC claim that factories violate labor rights

An executive sends a memo to employees to dismiss BBC reporting that claims Chinese workers at an Apple supplier continue to be treated poorly.

By December 19, 2014

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Google yanks BombGaza game for violating app policies

A game that encourages players to "drop bombs" on Gaza is pulled from Google Play after public backlash.

By August 4, 2014

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LinkedIn pays $6M over employee wage violations

After a US Department of Labor investigation finds the social network violated federal wage law, the company pays workers overtime back wages and damages.

By August 4, 2014

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Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road case

BitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world."

By December 20, 2014

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Government gag orders violate free speech, tech giants contend

Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Facebook want clearance to disclose what type of national security info requests they get.

By May 23, 2014

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Yahoo yanks anti-abortion ads for violating its policies

After Google wiped several ads that discouraged women from having abortions because they violated the company’s advertising policies, Yahoo now does the same.

By May 8, 2014

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Seoul offers cash for tattling on Uber drivers

The South Korean capital says it will give up to 1 million won, or a little more than $900, to anyone who reports cases of Uber drivers carrying paying customers.

By December 23, 2014

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FTC OKs Facebook+WhatsApp, warns against privacy violations

Facebook may have cleared a hurdle in its purchase of WhatsApp, but the FTC will be watching closely to keep the social networks honest.

By April 10, 2014

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Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.

By December 18, 2014

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AT&T says 'sponsored data' does not violate Net neutrality

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.

By January 9, 2014