FCC Assesses $1.35 Million Fine Against Verizon for “Supercookie” Use

Mar 21, 2016 By: Craig Blakeley

The FCC has reportedly required Verizon to pay a fine of approximately $1.5 million for its use of “supercookies.”

Brazilian Authorities Arrest, Then Free Facebook Executive in Privacy Case

Mar 14, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

In a privacy case associated with the mobile messaging platform, “WhatsApp,” police in Brazil arrested and briefly detained an executive of WhatsApp parent company, Facebook.

Germany Authorizes Police Use of Spyware for Surveillance

Mar 7, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

German courts have authorized the police in that country to load surveillance software onto computers and mobile devices, without the permission of the owners or operators of those devices.

Federal Judge Sides with Apple in iPhone Encryption Debate

Mar 3, 2016 By: Marissa Bartolucci

On Monday, U.S. Magistrate Judge James Orenstein found the government lacked authority, under the All Writs Act, to force Apple to break its own digital security protocols.

Track Changes: ABA TECHSHOW is Trending

Mar 2, 2016 By: Jared Correia

When spring comes back around, so does the American Bar Association’s annual technology smorgasbord: ABA TECHSHOW, this time for its thirtieth iteration.

Carnegie Mellon University Wins All-Time Biggest Computer Patent Settlement

Feb 29, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Carnegie Mellon University recently settled its patent infringement lawsuits against Marvel Technology for a payment of $750 million.

Big Data Collides with Big Compliance

Feb 26, 2016 By: Ryan C. Mann

With legal and compliance groups being submerged in more data than ever required before, organizations are facing a myriad of issues and challenges related to increasing levels of regulatory compliance.

Federal Court Action in iPhone Privacy Case Threatens the Internet of Things

Feb 26, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

The actions of federal authorities in iPhone security case could set precedent which would threaten the privacy of everyone around the world who uses any type of data collecting device.

In Facebook Case, French Courts Find Terms of Service Violate Consumer Law

Feb 24, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

Two French courts recently ruled that Facebook’s Terms of Service violate French consumer protection laws.

FBI and Federal Court Use 18th Century Law to Force Apple to Circumvent iPhone Security

Feb 22, 2016 By: Jeff Matsuura

A federal judge in California has required Apple to circumvent some of the security measures built in to the iPhone used by San Bernadino terror suspect,

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