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Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
At least two dozen federal lawsuits have been filed against Equifax in the United States   —  (Reuters) - More than two dozen lawsuits have been filed in the United States against Equifax Inc (EFX.N) after the credit reporting company said thieves may have stolen personal information …
Sep 11, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
US privacy suit alleging Facebook tracked logged out users is dismissed; judge ruled users failed to show economic harm or a reasonable expectation of privacy   —  A U.S. judge has dismissed nationwide litigation accusing Facebook Inc (FB.O) of tracking users' internet activity even after they logged out of the social media website.
Jul 3, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Florida man who ran the illegal bitcoin exchange Coin.mx and was tied to JPMorgan Chase hacks gets 5.5 years in US prison after pleading guilty on many charges   —  A Florida man was sentenced on Tuesday to serve 5-1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to operating an illegal bitcoin exchange suspected …
Jun 27, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
US appeals court rules that Wikipedia can pursue its NSA surveillance lawsuit, after a judge dismissed it in 2015   —  A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Wikipedia lawsuit that challenges a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program of mass online surveillance …
May 23, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
New York's top court rejects Facebook's challenge of 381 search warrants, writing it's up to targets of warrants, not third parties, to argue warrants' validity   —  New York state's highest court on Tuesday rejected Facebook Inc's (FB.O) challenge to 381 search warrants to uncover suspected …
Apr 4, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
US Judge orders Google to comply with warrants seeking user emails stored outside the US, diverging from decision in similar Microsoft case; Google plans appeal   —  A U.S. judge has ordered Google to comply with search warrants seeking customer emails stored outside the United States …
Feb 4, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Appeals court upholds verdict barring the US Department of Justice from forcing Microsoft into handing over data on servers outside US   —  An equally divided federal appeals court refused to reconsider its landmark decision forbidding the U.S. government from forcing Microsoft Corp …
Jan 24, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Judge orders Amazon to reimburse parents for kids' in-app purchases, after finding Amazon liable in April following FTC complaint   —  A federal judge on Thursday directed Amazon.com Inc to set up a year-long process to reimburse parents whose children made in-app purchases without permission …
Nov 11, 2016, 1:20 PMIn context
Reuters:
Judge voids VirnetX's $625.6M patent infringement verdict in case against Apple, says it was unfair that two lawsuits were combined in one trial; new trials set   —  A federal judge has thrown out a verdict requiring Apple Inc (AAPL.O) to pay VirnetX Holding Corp (VHC.A) …
Aug 1, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Jonathan Stempel / Reuters:
Microsoft wins US appeal over warrant for emails held on server in Ireland   —  A federal appeals court on Thursday said Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) and other companies cannot be forced to turn over customer emails stored on servers outside the United States.  —  The 3- decision by a panel …
Jul 14, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context

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