Feds alleged the company overcharged for wiretapping by $21 million, but the two reach a settlement for much less.
Woman accused of disorderly conduct and carrying an open container gets an added charge after allegedly secretly recording her arrest on her phone.
A Massachusetts man is arrested and has his phone taken from him. He was recording a police officer talking loudly and swearing. The recording has now mysteriously disappeared.
The government claims Sprint "inflated its charges by approximately 58 percent," which amounts to more than $21 million in overpayment.
The company received about 320,000 requests for customer information in the US, and just a few thousand internationally.
Three years later, the search giant is still battling a class action lawsuit claiming its Street View cars illegally captured usernames, passwords, and other payload data.
In 2008, Skype told CNET the service could not be wiretapped. Microsoft no longer stands by that claim, and a National Security Agency document shows analysts can eavesdrop on video calls.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, captured finally by a conventional wiretap, channeled quite some inner nerd to evade the law for years.
It's good news, bad news for Google. A federal appeals court agrees to rehear the Street View case but also affirms its earlier ruling that tech giant violated wiretap laws when collecting data for Street View.
Judge puts stop to company's motion to dismiss class-action suit regarding scanning of Gmail e-mails, says Wiretap Act is applicable.