Legal online gambling to return to the US, report says

A new report says legal online gambling may be coming back to the U.S., not from an casino magnate such as Steve Wynn or Sheldon Adelson, but rather a headphone industry executive.

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Google may face lawsuit alleging gender discrimination

More than 60 women who are current or former employees of Google say they may take legal action against the tech giant over alleged sexism and pay disparities with their male colleagues. 

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French court throws out Google's $1.3 billion tax bill

Alphabet Inc.’s Google won a reprieve from one of its biggest legal battles in Europe on Wednesday, when a Paris court threw out a €1.11 billion ($1.27 billion) bill that France’s tax authority has sought from the search giant for five years of back taxes.

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YouTube restores influential conservative website's channel

The YouTube channel of influential conservative politics and law website Legal Insurrection, which was controversially removed by the video sharing service last week, has been restored.

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YouTube removes influential conservative website's channel

The YouTube channel of influential conservative politics and law website Legal Insurrection has been removed by the video sharing service, citing copyright infringement claims.

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Microsoft lays out its hopes for the Trump presidency

Microsoft’s chief legal officer Brad Smith has published a detailed blog post outlining the policy changes that he would like to see from President Trump’s administration to help technological innovation, education, and society as a whole.

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Snapping a selfie with your ballot could get your vote tossed out

That #ballotselfie could get you in trouble — Taking a photo of your ballot is only legal in 19 states (and Washington D.C.), despite ongoing lawsuits. Do you live in a state that bans ballot photography?

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Judge rejects Facebook's appeal to stop teen girl's lawsuit over naked pic

Facebook has failed in its legal bid to stop a 14-year-old girl from suing the company over a naked image of her uploaded to the social network, described as a method of child abuse. The case will now proceed as a full trial.

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Apple to Lawmakers: We'll Help but No Backdoors


Apple’s top legal official on Tuesday appeared before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee and reiterated the company’s willingness to help law enforcement on active cases and cooperate on long-term solutions, despite its contentious legal battle with the FBI over the encrypted iPhone used in the San Bernardino terrorist attack. Apple “works daily on an operational level” with law enforcement on a number of cases, General Counsel Bruce Sewell told legislators.

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FBI Director Comey calls 'emotion' surrounding Apple case unproductive, says encryption needs legislative resolution

Article Image Two weeks after the Federal Bureau of Investigation withdrew its legal action against Apple, agency director James Comey on Tuesday said the issue of squaring national security policies with consumer privacy rights was the most difficult of his government career.

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DOJ will continue to push Apple to unlock iPhone 5s at center of Brooklyn drug case

Article Image The U.S. Justice Department plans to continue seeking legal action against Apple, in an effort to force the company to create a way to unlock an iPhone that is said to be a crucial part of a drug investigation.

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ACLU Finds Widespread Use of All Writs Act to Compel Cooperation


Days after the FBI found a workaround that ended the epic legal battle to compel Apple’s cooperation in unlocking an encrypted iPhone, the American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday announced that it had identified dozens of other criminal cases in which the government has made similar requests — both of Apple and of Google. The government has used the All Writs Act to compel a phone manufacturer to hand over data to law enforcement in a total of 63 cases, the ACLU report shows.

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Feds Crack iPhone, Warn Apple to Keep One Eye Open


After a bitter legal battle over encryption and privacy rights, the Department of Justice on Monday announced it would back out of its case against Apple because the FBI was able to crack the code of the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California, shooters. The department had asked a federal magistrate judge in California to force Apple to help the FBI crack open the encrypted smartphone by writing new code that would allow it to gather additional evidence in the December terrorist attack that left 14 dead and dozens wounded.

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DOJ confirms successful iPhone data extraction, withdraws encryption case against Apple

Article Image The Department of Justice on Monday filed to withdraw a legal action compelling Apple’s assistance in unlocking an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino shootings, saying it successfully gained access to, and extracted data from, the target device.

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FBI may have found way to unlock San Bernardino attacker's iPhone

A federal judge canceled a hearing Tuesday in the legal battle to force Apple to break into an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernadino attackers, after federal officials said in a court filing they may have found another way to access the device.

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US Supreme Court to tackle money owed in Apple v. Samsung patent fight

Article Image The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a Samsung appeal in the legal battle over how much it owes Apple for infringing iPhone patents, it was revealed on Monday.

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DoJ, Apple Butt Heads in Latest Encryption Go-Round


The legal battle between Apple and the Department of Justice over access to encrypted iPhone data got a little more personal last week after lawyers for Apple blasted a government filing that accused the company of collaborating with the Chinese government. The DOJ’s filing was nothing more than a smear campaign designed to paint a false picture of Apple’s lack of cooperation in the investigation as well as its relationship with the Chinese government, based on flimsy sources, Apple attorney Bruce Sewell argued.

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Apple posts letter from San Bernardino survivor's husband as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, more offer support

Article Image As part of Apple’s legal battle with the FBI, the company on Thursday posted to its website a letter in support written by Salihin Kondoker, husband of San Bernardino shooting survivor Anies Kondoker. Separately, more big tech companies like Amazon, Google and Microsoft offered support in a joint amicus brief.

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