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Dutch court scraps telecommunications data retention law

The law requiring Dutch telecommunications operators and ISPs to retain customer data violates fundamental privacy rights

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Man claiming half ownership of Facebook is now a fugitive

Paul D. Ceglia was arrested in 2012 for allegedly defrauding Facebook

Wikimedia sues NSA to stop it from spying on Wikipedia users

People might refrain from sharing unpopular information on Wikipedia dues to mass surveillance, Wikimedia said

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Microsoft asks U.S. court to ban Kyocera's Android phones

Kyocera is alleged to have infringed on seven Microsoft patents.

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Two indicted for stealing 1 billion email addresses in historic breach

The Vietnamese defendants are accused of using stolen email addresses for a spamming operation.

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Police arrest man in UK over US Defense Department network intrusion

The intrusion resulted in the contact information of 800 DoD employees being stolen from a satellite communications system

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Uber suspends ride-sharing platform in Seoul

Uber has decided to comply with Korean law, rather than fight it

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VMware sued for alleged GPL license infractions

VMware says the lawsuit is without merit

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No reduced tax rate for e-books, top EU court rules

Value-added tax on e-books must be charged at the full rate, not the reduced rate for paper books, the CJEU ruled

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Apple in settlement talks with car battery maker A123 Systems

The company has asked for an extension to respond to A123's charges, citing discussions for a resolution.

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Judge says $415 million settlement in Silicon Valley hiring case is 'substantial'

Workers alleged 'no-poach' agreements between Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe drove down their wages

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Snowden willing to face trial in US, if it's fair

The NSA leaker's lawyers are negotiating a return to the US to face charges

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Google's Schmidt meets EU competition chief to discuss antitrust woes

It was the first time Google executives got the chance to discuss the case with the EU's new antitrust chief

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Google, Apple $415M deal with tech workers heads for approval

Judge Lucy H. Koh had earlier rejected a $324.5 million settlement as too low

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Google scores a win in SOPA-tinged Mississippi case

Google contends the case was cooked up with help from the Motion Picture Association of America