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FBI to Make Net-tapping Easier

FBI to Make Net-tapping Easier

Jul 11, 2006 7:00 AM PDT
Seeking to expand the 1994 Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act, which allows government law enforcement agencies to access online data in an effort to investigate criminal activity, the FBI has drafted new legislation that would allow for easier surveillance.
Friendster Awarded Social Networking Patent

Friendster Awarded Social Networking Patent

Jul 8, 2006 12:00 PM PDT
Operators of mainstream and social networking sites alike may soon find themselves beholden to Friendster, which recently was awarded a patent covering many of the applications used by sites such as MySpace by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Rob Black Goes Back to Court

Rob Black Goes Back to Court

Jul 5, 2006 9:01 AM PDT
The long-running federal obscenity case against Robert Zicari and Janet Romano, the principals behind Extreme Associates, will return to a familiar setting — U.S. District Court Judge Gary Lancaster’s courtroom — after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the case on appeal.
Yahoo Settles Click Fraud Case

Yahoo Settles Click Fraud Case

Jul 5, 2006 8:02 AM PDT
Yahoo escaped the fate of its rival Google, settling its class-action click fraud case for $5 million in legal fees and promising to institute a variety of anti-click fraud measures.
Titan Suit Charges Veoh Used Pirated Porn to Attract Users

Titan Suit Charges Veoh Used Pirated Porn to Attract Users

Jul 4, 2006 9:00 AM PDT
In its suit alleging copyright infringement against online video-sharing service Veoh Networks, gay content producer Titan Media has charged that the Time Warner-backed company deliberately and knowingly used stolen adult content to build its user base.
U.S. Seeks Comments on Fate of ICANN

U.S. Seeks Comments on Fate of ICANN

Jul 3, 2006 2:30 PM PDT
Seeking input on the way the Internet is managed, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, an arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce, has opened up a message board to the general public.
Google Could Face Legal Challenge to Ranking System

Google Could Face Legal Challenge to Ranking System

Jul 3, 2006 12:30 PM PDT
A federal lawsuit challenging Google’s site ranking system will likely proceed, according to the Judge Jeremy Fogel, who hinted during a recent hearing that he would allow the plaintiff, KinderStart.com, to amend its lawsuit to include more specific allegations needed to prove its antitrust case.
Judge Orders Cohen to be Held Indefinitely

Judge Orders Cohen to be Held Indefinitely

Jul 1, 2006 12:00 PM PDT
The saga between Sex.com former owner Gary Kremen and Stephen Cohen, the man who stole the domain name from its rightful owner by submitting a forged document to Network Solutions, is still engaged in a protracted legal battle that is just beginning.
Porn Site Operator Convicted of Public Nudity

Porn Site Operator Convicted of Public Nudity

Jun 30, 2006 1:02 PM PDT
A woman who operates a porn website is in trouble with local authorities again, having been found guilty of violating her city’s public decency ordinance.
French Lawmakers Crack Open DRM

French Lawmakers Crack Open DRM

Jun 30, 2006 11:53 AM PDT
With a show of hands, a vote by French lawmakers could dramatically reshape the use of digital rights management (DRM) technology worldwide.

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