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Facebook won't provide access to encrypted services
Facebook won't provide access to encrypted services
Facebook won't provide law enforcement with access to its encrypted messaging products. 11 Dec 2019
Apple to allow two employees to stand for cross-examination in encrypted iPhone case
Apple to allow two employees to stand for cross-examination in encrypted iPhone case
Apple has said this weekend that the U.S. government and Apple will be able to cross-examine each other's witnesses in court, and that the tech giant will make two employees available. 20 Mar 2016
Feds target notorious ZeuS botnet, Cryptolocker malware
Feds target notorious ZeuS botnet, Cryptolocker malware
A US-led effort has disrupted the operation of the notorious Gameover ZeuS botnet and the Cryptolocker ransomware that has cost businesses and consumers millions. 02 Jun 2014
Judge hands down penalties for Apple price-fixing verdict
Judge hands down penalties for Apple price-fixing verdict
A federal judge has issued an injunction against Apple following their loss in the ebook antitrust case. 07 Sep 2013 - 1 comment
Consumers eligible for up to $3.06 per book following price fixing settlements
Consumers eligible for up to $3.06 per book following price fixing settlements
According to new info from the states’ Attorneys General, millions of consumers are in line to receive refunds following five major publisher's admission to price fixing and Apple's recent court loss for the same crime. 01 Sep 2013
DEA reportedly seizes Bitcoins from alleged drug dealer
DEA reportedly seizes Bitcoins from alleged drug dealer
Reports suggest that the Drug Enforcement Administration in the United States has seized digital Bitcoins from an alleged drug dealer. 29 Jun 2013 - 2 comments
Eight charged in cybercrime operation in U.S.
Eight charged in cybercrime operation in U.S.
Eight charged in New Jersey with conspiracy to commit cyberattacks on financial institutions and government sites, to commit money laundering and identity theft. 14 Jun 2013
Block Google's buyout of Waze, group tells regulators
Block Google's buyout of Waze, group tells regulators
Google's acquisition of Israeli maps and traffic data firm Waze should be blocked on antitrust grounds, according to Consumer Watchdog. 12 Jun 2013
Apple fights alone as Justice Dept settles e-book case with Macmillan
Apple fights alone as Justice Dept settles e-book case with Macmillan
The Department of Justice (DoJ) reported that it reached a settlement with publishers Macmillan in an e-book price fixing anti-trust case. 10 Feb 2013
Feds seeking $1 billion from price-fixing LCD maker
Feds seeking $1 billion from price-fixing LCD maker
The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking $1 billion from Taiwanese display maker AU Optronics, which has been convicted of price fixing in the LCD market. ...... 13 Sep 2012 - 1 comment
DOJ approves ebook settlement
DOJ approves ebook settlement
After being sued over alleged ebook price fixing earlier this year, three publishers instantly settled, avoiding a trial. Those publishers; ...... 09 Sep 2012 - 4 comments
E-book lawsuit is flawed, says Apple
E-book lawsuit is flawed, says Apple
Apple has said that the U.S. government's e-book price fixing lawsuit is fundamentally flawed, and could harm competition in the emerging market. 23 May 2012 - 6 comments
Apple, book publishers threatened with lawsuit by DoJ
Apple, book publishers threatened with lawsuit by DoJ
The Justice Department in the United States has threatened to file a lawsuit against Apple and five publishers over alleged e-book price fixing. 08 Mar 2012 - 3 comments
7 states throw their support behind DOJ antitrust action against AT&T
7 states throw their support behind DOJ antitrust action against AT&T
Seven states have joined the Department Of Justice antitrust lawsuit opposing the purchase of T-Mobile USA by AT&T. Citing concerns over ...... 16 Sep 2011 - 5 comments
Nortel patent trove purchase facing extra scrutiny from DOJ
Nortel patent trove purchase facing extra scrutiny from DOJ
Earlier this month, Apple and a consortium that includes RIM, Sony, Ericsson, EMC and Microsoft outbid Google and purchased 6000 patents from ...... 31 Jul 2011 - 3 comments
     

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