After Las Vegas shooting, Nevada officials go after sham websites seeking donations

The Nevada Attorney General’s office is investigating reports of fake online charities collecting donations on behalf of victims that were killed or wounded at a shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas Oct. 1st.

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Report: Ex-US Attorney General Eric Holder to lead Uber's sexual harassment probe

Uber hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to lead a review of sexual harassment claim made by a female former engineer at the ride-sharing app who alleged her career prospects suffered after she complained about advances from her manager.

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US Attorney General Loretta Lynch talks iPhone encryption case with Stephen Colbert

Article Image U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch toed the line in an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday, and reiterated that the government is merely requesting Apple for help in unlocking a single iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino terror attack, not a backdoor into iOS.

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US AG Lynch says FBI not asking Apple to break into iPhone, simply disable 'password blocker'

Article Image In a follow-up interview to her appearance at Tuesday’s RSA security conference, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the FBI is not asking Apple to break into an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino shootings, it only wants the company to disable built-in security safeguards.

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Attorney general ready to defend surveillance at tech industry gathering

Attorney General Loretta Lynch is traveling to the heart of the U.S. technology industry to make her pitch that tech companies should help the government access their customers’ data for national security investigations.


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US Attorney General 'hopes' Apple will unlock San Bernardino iPhone

Article Image U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch weighed in on Apple’s fight with the FBI on Tuesday, saying she would prefer that Apple comply with the recent court order directing the company to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone.

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Apple will ask Congress for a 'thoughtful and honest consideration of the facts' in testimony on encryption debate

Article Image Apple’s chief attorney, Bruce Sewell, will testify before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, where he will argue that any decisions on mobile encryption should be decided by representatives of the people, not a warrant request based on a 220-year-old statute.

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Uber Settles With New York AG After 'Playing God' With Data


New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Thursday announced a deal that would require Uber to encrypt geolocation information about its riders, as well as enhance its data security practices. The AG opened an investigation into Uber in 2014, in response to allegations that the service had tracked riders and displayed their locations in an aerial format, known internally as the “God View.” The AG’s office opened another investigation early last year, after Uber notified it that an unauthorized third-party had accessed drivers’ data.

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NY AG Subpoenas Yahoo in Daily Fantasy Sports Battle


New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman this week sought an injunction to keep DraftKings and FanDuel from operating in the state, according to press reports. He also subpoenaed Yahoo as part of his effort to end the operation of daily fantasy sports platforms in New York, press reports said. “Yahoo does not comment on legal matters,” the company said in comments provided to the E-Commerce Times by spokesperson Sean Hamel. If Schneiderman is successful, the result could tip the dominoes in other states.

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Manhattan DA demands Google, Apple implement back doors, kill end-to-end encryption

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Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance has long hated encryption, but he’s stepped up his attack. Vance wants a federal ban on end-to-end encryption like that offered by Google and Apple in their respective operating systems.

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NY AG Could Be Broadband-Speed Mythbuster


New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has launched an investigation into Verizon, Cablevision and Time Warner Cable. The purpose of the probe is to determine whether three of the state’s top telecom companies are providing high-speed broadband Internet as advertised to consumers and businesses. The AG last week sent the companies’ CEOs letters seeking documents and answers to specific questions about whether there is a divergence between the advertised speeds for broadband Internet and the actual speeds delivered to customers.

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Manhattan district attorney grabs attention saying iPhone will become 'device of choice' for terrorists

In a weekend conversation on radio station WNYM/970 AM, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. called the iPhone “the terrorists’ communication device of choice,” owing to the default disk encryption present in iOS 8.



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Google Calls In Legal Eagles in MPAA Piracy Skirmish


Google has filed a lawsuit against Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, the latest salvo in its piracy battle with the Motion Picture Association of America. Hood targeted Google with an “unreasonable, retaliatory and burdensome” subpoena, the complaint says. The referenced subpoena likely is part of a coordinated campaign known as “Project Goliath,” an antipiracy effort by the MPAA and six major Hollywood studios that appears to be directed against Google. Goliath was uncovered last week, thanks to emails leaked following Sony’s hack attack.

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U.S. Attorney General voices concern over Apple's iOS 8 security features

Attorney General Eric Holder is the latest government official to come down on new mobile OS security features from Apple and Google that make unlocking a smartphone nearly impossible, even for law enforcement agencies.



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Tim Cook to discuss Apple Watch privacy concerns in the wake of iCloud scandal

The Attorney General for Connecticut, George Jepsen, has called a meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook, where they’ll discuss the measures being put in place to protect our privacy on the new Apple Watch.

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No monkeying around: San Francisco warns Monkey app to stop auctioning off city parking spots

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has issued a cease-and-desist demand to a mobile app called Monkey Parking, which allows people to auction off public parking spaces that they’re using…

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Apple settles e-book price fixing class action suit, dodges possible $840M in claims

In a court filing on Monday, an attorney representing the plaintiffs in a class action suit seeking damages from Apple’s e-book price fixing scheme informed federal Judge Denise Cote that the company has agreed to settle.



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