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German publishers start legal action against Google over news snippets

German news publishers want a part of Google's revenue

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Europe's top court to review personal data exchange between EU and US

The review was prompted by Europe-v-Facebook's legal challenge of the Irish DPC's refusal to investigate Facebook's export of data to the US

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Twitter unblocks controversial content in Pakistan after review

The company had blocked the content in May at the request of the telecom regulator

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Google hit with new antitrust complaint in Europe, officials confirm

Complaint alleges anticompetitive behavior in the app market

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British spies are allowed to intercept Google and Facebook traffic, official says

It is the first time a U.K. official has commented on the government's "vague surveillance legal framework", Privacy International said

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Apple settles e-book antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Payments under the settlement agreement will depend on the outcome of Apple's appeal of a New York court's order.

Microsoft's anti-Android patent trove revealed by Chinese government

Freely available documents describe 310 patents that Microsoft thinks it can use against Android vendors.

Judge orders DOJ to turn over FISA surveillance documents

The agency failed to justify keeping the 66 pages of documents secret, a federal judge ruled.

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Judge: Lawsuit over LinkedIn's repeated invitation spam can proceed

Plaintiffs allege LinkedIn improperly profited from their names by sending multiple invites to join the site to their contacts.

AT&T backs Microsoft's dispute over U.S. warrant for emails stored overseas

Verizon Communications had earlier filed in support of the challenge, stating that its cloud business could be affected

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U.S. will auction mammoth Bitcoin haul seized in Silk Road drug bust

The law enforcement agency could have simply deleted the virtual currency

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US indicts Romanian man alleged to be celebrity hacker 'Guccifer'

Marcel Lehel Lazar is accused of accessing online accounts of at least five prominent people

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Microsoft leaker sentenced to three months in prison

Alex Kibkalo has been sentenced to three months in prison for leaking confidential information from his employer at the time, Microsoft.

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Intel loses appeal against €1.06 billion European antitrust fine

An EU Court has upheld the European Commission's antitrust judgement against Intel, which has two months to lodge a final appeal

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Appeals court rules warrant required for cellphone location data

The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates