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Austrian court axes data retention law following EU high court ruling

Regulations to fight crime should be in line with human rights, Austria's Constitutional Court said

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Facebook tries to recover bulk user data seized by New York law enforcement

Facebook has filed an appeal for the return of the data and for a ruling on several legal points

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Google starts removing 'right to be forgotten' search results

European Google users may now see a warning when they search for a name

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Oculus VR says ZeniMax's lawsuit is a money grab for Facebook dollars

Oculus VR said that neither code nor technology from ZeniMax figures in its products

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Warrants needed for cellphone searches, Supreme Court rules

The unanimous ruling comes down strongly on the side of privacy rights

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Supreme Court delivers a death blow to Aereo's over-the-air TV streaming service

The core of Aereo's business is illegal under the U.S. Copyright Act, the Supreme Court rules.

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Europe and US edge closer to data protection deal

The umbrella data protection agreement has been under negotiation for more than three years

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Europe's digital chief supports compromise on Google antitrust case

Plan to forge agreement with Google in competition case is controversial

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Oracle says Oregon governor spiked Obamacare site for political reasons

Oregon and Oracle are likely headed to a battle in court over Cover Oregon

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U.S. NSA granted extension to collect bulk phone data

The FISC court granted the extension pending new legislation blocking bulk collection

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Chinese site in signal-jammer sting could pay record $34.9M FCC fine

The company allegedly told US shoppers some of its illegal jammers were FCC-approved.

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Twitter keeps sending texts to recycled phone numbers, lawsuit says

A consumer who was hit with unwanted messages wants to start a class-action case

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House approves effort to limit NSA searches of U.S. data

The amendment to a defense spending bill would end a 'backdoor loophole' allowing warrantless searches

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Bitcoin auction going ahead despite US Marshals gaffe

After CCing instead of BCCing interested parties, the Marshals will still hold the auction

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Judge not sold on $324M settlement in Silicon Valley tech worker case

The suit accuses companies like Apple and Google of conspiring not to hire each others' workers