law

Groove Music Spotify

Spotify Sued for ‘At Least’ $1.6bn Over ‘Infringing Rights’

  Spotify Sued! Spotify is one of the more versatile and popular music streaming services out there. Offering you access to millions of songs for a reasonable ...

January 3, 2018 at 12:22 pm by
Social Media to Fight Extremism or Face Tax Penalties in the UK

Security Minister to Social Media: “Fight Extremism or Face Tax Penalties”

UK Security Minister Ben Wallace is lashing out at tech giants and social media platforms Facebook, Google and YouTube. Not mincing any words, he called them “Ruthless ...

December 31, 2017 at 9:02 pm by
net neutrality

The Internet Association Urge FCC to Delay Net Neutrality Vote

The Internet Association write letter to the FCC urging a delay in the Net Neutrality repeal vote The FCC in America very quietly announced that it was planning to repeal the ...

December 7, 2017 at 12:02 pm by
bitcoin

UK Government Considers Introducing Bitcoin Regulation

UK Treasury considers possible introduction of regulations for Bitcoin In the last year, the growth of Bitcoin has been, to put it mildly, insane. As such the UK Treasury are ...

December 4, 2017 at 3:55 pm by
google spy

Google Sued on Behalf of 5.4 Million Britons Due to iPhone Snooping

Google are sued on behalf of 5.4m Britons sue to iPhone snooping between 2011-2012 Did you own an iPhone between 2011-2012? Did you search using Google? Then pay attention, a ...

December 1, 2017 at 1:34 pm by
morrisons

Supermarket Morrisons Found Legally Liable For Staff Data Breach

Supermarket Morrisons has been found legally liable for the 2015 data breach Morrisons, as a supermarket, prefers to be linked to low prices and affordable  shopping. It is, ...

December 1, 2017 at 11:17 am by

Man Pleads Guilty to ‘Hacker for Hire’ Charges

Hacker for hire pleads guilty in court Being a ‘hacker for hire’ is a big business. Advertising on the deep or dark web, these people sell their programming ...

November 29, 2017 at 2:15 pm by

New Drone Legislation Proposed for Spring 2018 in UK

New drone regulations proposed for the UK in Spring 2018 Drone sales in the UK, with a few minor exceptions, are currently (pretty much) unregulated. There is no limit to the ...

November 27, 2017 at 10:48 am by
gambling commission

UK Gambling Commission Reaffirms that ‘Loot Boxes Aren’t Gambling’

The UK Gambling Commission has reaffirmed that loot boxes do not form a part of gambling Loot boxes and their potential role in gambling has been under scrutiny this year. Put ...

November 25, 2017 at 12:37 pm by
YouTube Terminates 'ToyFreaks' Kids Channel—Tightens Terms

YouTube Terminates ‘ToyFreaks’ Kids Channel—Tightens Terms

Several media outlets have pointed out a disturbing laxness in the way YouTube filters out content a few weeks ago. Demonstrating the inability of relying on algorithm to ...

November 18, 2017 at 5:06 pm by

US Man Sued for Posting Screenshots from Obscure 60 Year Old TV Show

A man is sued for posting a screenshot from an obscure 60-year-old TV show. We all know that America has a rather interesting law culture. Specifically, the apparent ...

November 3, 2017 at 4:01 pm by
robot lawyer

Robot Lawyer Outperforms Humans in Case Prediction Test

Robot Lawyer Outperforms Top Human Counterparts We often find ourselves asking just how far robots and AI can go in assisting us. We are, after all, generally speaking, quite ...

November 1, 2017 at 4:04 pm by

Major Representative Company Defends Kodi Saying ‘Blame the Infringers’

Kodi – A somewhat contentious subject We at eTeknix have found one thing to be certain. Kodi is a contentious subject. People, generally speaking, are either in two ...

October 25, 2017 at 11:27 am by

US Couple Admits Scamming Amazon out of $1.2m

I wonder if they were members of Prime?… We all use Amazon, well, the vast majority of us do. Combining low prices with convenience, Christmas time particularly has been ...

October 5, 2017 at 3:03 pm by

Facebook May Have to Answer to US Senate for Election Meddling

Will Facebook have the right answers? Following allegations of Russian influence in the 2016 Presidential Election, the US Senate has called a special commission to look into ...

September 20, 2017 at 11:40 am by