Law

12.30.15
Politicians are trying to legalize 'hoverboards' in New York
12.30.15 in

Politicians are trying to legalize 'hoverboards' in New York

"We want to make sure that if anyone is riding them, that they're not violating the law."

By N. Summers,   12.30.15
View
12.27.15
The Silk Road bust almost didn't happen
12.27.15 in

The Silk Road bust almost didn't happen

If it weren't for one man insisting that the digital evidence trail was worth pursuing, Dread Pirate Roberts would still be free.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
View
12.27.15
China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys
12.27.15 in

China anti-terrorism law makes firms give up encryption keys

You won't have many guarantees that your secure chats are safe from Chinese spying.

By J. Fingas,   12.27.15
View
12.24.15
Apple wants $179 million more from Samsung after patent fight
12.24.15 in

Apple wants $179 million more from Samsung after patent fight

And Samsung just paid out $548 million, too.

By C. Velazco,   12.24.15
View
12.23.15
Software glitch let 3,200 US prison inmates out early
12.23.15 in

Software glitch let 3,200 US prison inmates out early

Washington State's Department of Corrections incorrectly-programmed systems shortened sentences.

By D. Cooper,   12.23.15
View
12.21.15
Lawsuit demands the right to resell Steam games
12.21.15 in

Lawsuit demands the right to resell Steam games

A French group says you should have the freedom to pass along your digital games.

By J. Fingas,   12.21.15
View
12.18.15
Budget bill heads to President Obama's desk with CISA intact
12.18.15 in

Budget bill heads to President Obama's desk with CISA intact

Spoiler alert: Obama won't veto this one.

By C. Velazco,   12.18.15
View
12.06.15
Court says violating your work's computer policy isn't a crime
12.06.15 in

Court says violating your work's computer policy isn't a crime

Checking Facebook at your office PC won't land you in a US prison.

By J. Fingas,   12.06.15
View