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Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Review of appeals court decisions from 2016 that benefited software patent holders and set the bar for software patents after Supreme Court's Alice decision   —  It's harder, but not impossible, for owners of software patents to win cases.  —  In 2014, the US Supreme Court dealt a major blow to software patents.
Jan 1, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
FBI-DHS report fails to make a hard case that Russia tampered with US elections, likely because the agencies want to protect methods for detecting hacks   —  US issued JAR billed itself as an indictment that would prove Russian involvement.  —  Talk about disappointments.
Dec 31, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context
Tom Mendelsohn / Ars Technica:
Subsidiary of French postal service DPDgroup cleared to start delivering mail by drone once a week along one nine-mile route   —  Trial limits drones to a nine-mile route.  —  The French postal service has been given the go-ahead to start delivering parcels using drones.
Dec 21, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Glyn Moody / Ars Technica:
German politicians propose legislation to fine social media sites spreading fake news, giving sites 24 hours to kill hoaxes   —  Social media sites must kill hoaxes within 24 hours, offer prominent corrections.  —  Germany's coalition government is threatening to bring in legislation early next year …
Dec 19, 2016, 11:15 PMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Two lawyers behind Prenda Law, a copyright troll law firm, were arrested and indicted for running a multimillion-dollar extortion scheme   —  Lawyers who turned porn lawsuits into big business now face criminal charges.  —  The two lawyers said to be the masterminds behind Prenda Law …
Dec 18, 2016, 5:00 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Nearly 3M AT&T customers will receive $88M in credits and refunds for mobile cramming fees, following 2014 settlement with FTC   —  2014 cramming settlement finally gives money back to nearly 3 million customers.  —  Current and former AT&T customers will get refunds …
Dec 9, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson defends AT&T-Time Warner merger at Senate subcommittee hearing, saying deal won't hurt customers or competitors   —  AT&T denies that it will restrict Time Warner content to its own network.  —  AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson spoke at a Senate antitrust …
Dec 8, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
US Consumer Review Fairness Act passes, voids ToS gag clauses under which companies could sue or impose penalties for users who post negative reviews   —  Consumer Review Fairness Act bans customer gag clauses, awaits Obama signature.  —  Congress has passed a law protecting the right …
Dec 5, 2016, 7:35 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC reaches preliminary conclusion that AT&T is violating net neutrality with DirecTV data cap exemption   —  Verizon also in trouble with FCC over charging competitors for zero-rating.  —  The Federal Communications Commission has reached a preliminary conclusion that AT&T …
Dec 2, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
AirDroid, a remote management app with 10M+ Play Store downloads, uses a static and easily detectable encryption key leaving users vulnerable to MITM attacks   —  For six months, the remote management app has opened users to code-execution attacks.  —  For at least the past six months …
Dec 2, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context

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