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“Drone Slayer” has Quadcopter Shooting Lawsuit Thrown Out

William Merideth, a Kentucky man who shot down a quadcopter that he thought was flying over his property, has had the resulting lawsuit from the owner of the drone dismissed ...

March 25, 2017 at 2:00 am by

“Nerd Judge” Questions KickassTorrents Case Evidence

Artem Vaulin, the suspected owner of torrent site KickassTorrents, was arrested in Poland last year for alleged copyright infringement in the US. Vaulin’s legal team is ...

January 31, 2017 at 4:00 am by
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Adblock Plus Wins 6th Court Case Attempting to Shut it Down

Adblock Plus made by Eyeo GmbH has faced the lawsuit brought by Germany’s Spiegel Online head-on and won. The lawsuit is of course an effort to shut down the popular ...

November 30, 2016 at 4:40 pm by
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Valve Given $3m Fine by Australian Federal Court Over Refund Policy

Earlier this year Valve was found guilty of breaking Australian Consumer Law, and the Australian Federal Court aren’t taking that lightly with their decision that Valve ...

November 22, 2016 at 3:45 pm by

French Teen Names WiFi After ISIS – Gets Suspended Jail Sentence

Coming up with creative names for you Wi-Fi is almost a tradition in the tech world, and can often be pretty hilarious. However, it seems not everyone thinks logically before ...

November 6, 2016 at 3:20 pm by

Deleting Browser History to Avoid Embarrassment Isn’t Destruction of Evidence

  A Canadian judge has ruled that a defendant who deleted his browser history, while in full knowledge that his computer was set to be seized by authorities, was not ...

October 13, 2016 at 8:20 pm by

BT Are Suing Valve Over Steam

Just when you think you’ve heard it all, we like to surprise you. Now it would seem that a company in the UK, British Telecom (more commonly known as BT) is looking to ...

August 31, 2016 at 10:40 pm by

Netflix is Being Sued For Its Price Hikes

Netflix is one of, if not the, largest digital streaming systems. Offering movies and TV series to millions of users all over the world the service has recently revealed that ...

July 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm by

Internet-Connected Home PCs Not Private Says US Court

Home computer users should have no expectation of privacy if their system is connected to the internet, a federal judge from the Eastern District of Virginia has ruled. The ...

June 30, 2016 at 4:20 pm by

Microsoft Loses Windows 10 Update Case – Woman Wins $10K

I’m sure many of our readers have been down the Windows 10 update route, some of you by choice, some of you had your hands forced when your system updated its self, ...

June 27, 2016 at 8:14 pm by

Man Avoids Murder Conviction After Expert Testified via Skype

We all love technology. Sometimes it crashes and breaks but when you get to talk to a friend or family member in a country the other side of the planet, you truly begin to ...

June 24, 2016 at 4:31 pm by

Courts Looking At Virtual Reality To Recreate Crime Scenes

Virtual reality can be used to help people experience all kinds of things, from enjoying the thrill of adventures in space to letting an elderly relative view the coast one ...

May 25, 2016 at 1:20 am by

Filmmakers Pressure Alleged Pirate to Take Lie Detector in Court

Movie studio Voltage, the makers of the Oscar-winning Dallas Buyers Club – starring Matthew McConaughey as an AIDS sufferer who illegally sells medication to those similarly ...

May 19, 2016 at 8:20 pm by

Refuse to Unlock Your Hard Drive? Get An Indefinite Life Sentence!

In recent years, encryption has taken a bad light in the press as people use it to hide malicious or illegal activity while others use it to just protect and keep their ...

May 17, 2016 at 9:40 am by

Hacker Behind Gozi Virus Ordered To Pay $7 Million

Viruses and malicious software or malware can do lots of damage to a company or even a single person’s life. While hackers can put you at risk by hacking your car or ...

May 3, 2016 at 11:00 am by