German Justice Minister says his country must do more to fight fake news

Germany’s Justice Minister Heiko Maas insisted that German judges and state prosecutors ought to lay down the law on fake news spread via social media networks (like Facebook), and that it needed to happen immediately.

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Microsoft Wins Legal Victory in Fight Over Email Stored Abroad


Microsoft on Thursday won its nearly four-year battle against a New York district court judge’s warrant requiring it to turn over customer emails held on a server in Ireland.
Microsoft had complied with demands to turn over account information stored on its servers in the United States, but it had refused to give up the emails themselves, contending a U.S. judge did not have the authority to issue warrants for information stored abroad. Microsoft two years ago lost its bid to vacate the warrant, and it subsequently lost an appeal.

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US appeals ruling on accessing data in New York iPhone case

Calling a New York judge’s ruling “an unprecedented limitation” on judicial authority, the Justice Department asked a Brooklyn federal court on Monday to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn’t required to pry open a locked iPhone.

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Government resubmits failed motion to compel Apple's assistance in NY iPhone case

Article Image The U.S. Department of Justice is objecting a New York magistrate judge’s decision to deny its motion to compel Apple’s assistance in unlocking an iPhone linked to a years-old New York drug case, with the case now landing at the Eastern District of New York.

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German court rules against Apple 'swipe-to-unlock' patent protection

Judges in a top German court ruled against Apple’s European “swipe-to-unlock” patent on Tuesday, stating that it didn’t meet high enough standards to secure patent protection.

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