Momentum is building in Washington to reform America’s patent system
Shareholders urge the telecom giants to be more transparent about U.S. data demands
In a landmark decision, a federal judge has found that Google Books is protected by the “fair use” principle of copyright law
New FCC chief Tom Wheeler, who once wrote a book about Lincoln and the telegraph, calls the Internet a “hinge moment” of history
The FCC’s new boss will have broad regulatory authority over tech, media and telecom companies
Sen. Cruz wants answers from Wheeler about whether the FCC has the authority to implement the DISCLOSE Act
Verizon argues that the FCC’s net neutrality rules violate the telecom giant’s First Amendment rights
Websites that rely on user reviews and ratings often use filters to screen out opinions that are likely to be fraudulent. But the filters can only do so much. This week, Edmunds.com decided to file a lawsuit to get alleged spammers to stop flooding its ratings service with fake reviews of car dealerships.
The tech giants are asking for permission to report the number of requests they receive under the Patriot Act and the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
With Google already trying to contain the damage to its reputation from the National Security Agency (NSA) leaks, it now risks another dent to its image, as European privacy officials threaten to fine the company for sucking up vast amounts of user information without explaining the purpose.
On Thursday, French officials gave Google …
Verizon, the phone company whose disclosure of customer data to the U.S. federal government is at the center of the furor over cooperation by technology companies with top-secret national-security programs, has offered a precise, clear, but little-noticed public explanation of why it did what it did.
The Verizon explanation is not in the
Google is said to be facing a new antitrust probe, this time into its dominant position in the market for online display advertising