Sanctions

04.08.15
Blizzard blocks 'World of Warcraft' and 'Diablo 3' in Crimea
04.08.15

Blizzard blocks 'World of Warcraft' and 'Diablo 3' in Crimea

Players in Crimea can no longer access Battle.net, the service that houses Blizzard games World of...

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04.01.15
President's order lets the US sanction foreign cyberattackers
04.01.15

President's order lets the US sanction foreign cyberattackers

US authorities can't officially punish hackers in many countries, but they now have a way to hit t...

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03.26.15
PayPal's failure to spot sanctioned accounts just cost it $7.7 millon
03.26.15

PayPal's failure to spot sanctioned accounts just cost it $7.7 millon

PayPal has has agreed to pay the US Department of the Treasury $7.7 million, after the financial g...

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01.02.15
President Obama orders stricter sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack
01.02.15

President Obama orders stricter sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

According to a press release that just hit the Treasury Department's website, President Barack Oba...

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05.21.14
Russia invests in homegrown tech with Visa and Mastercard out of the picture
05.21.14

Russia invests in homegrown tech with Visa and Mastercard out of the picture

America's sanctions against Russia have already had an impact on high-level space and satellite pr...

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07.05.13
UK government issues ultimatum on Google's troublesome privacy policy
07.05.13

UK government issues ultimatum on Google's troublesome privacy policy

A year and a half after Google introduced its new, "simpler" privacy policy, UK regulators have co...

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05.31.13
Apple may now sell the iPhone in Iran
05.31.13

Apple may now sell the iPhone in Iran

The US Treasury Department has opened a door that could allow Apple to sell iPhones in Iran. The...

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10.08.12
Cisco reportedly drops sales pact with ZTE after claims of roundabout Iran dealings
10.08.12

Cisco reportedly drops sales pact with ZTE after claims of roundabout Iran dealings

ZTE might already be feeling heat from Congressional suspicions, but the company could soon take a...

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08.29.12
Blizzard cites US trade restrictions for disconnecting Iranian players
08.29.12

Blizzard cites US trade restrictions for disconnecting Iranian players

Blizzard Entertainment has disconnected Iranian players from Battle.net, preventing access to onlin...

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