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Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
AT&T's first transparency report shows 300K government demands for data including 37K for location, 35K from NSA   —  AT&T reveals number of NSA and location demands in first-ever transparency report  —  Phone giant AT&T published its first “transparency report” on Tuesday morning …
Feb 18, 2014, 11:30 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google posts large privacy violation notice on French homepage (UPDATE)   —  A French court on Friday refused Google's last-minute plea to suspend an order imposed by a privacy watchdog, meaning the search giant has to post a notice on its homepage for a period of 48 hours informing users …
Feb 8, 2014, 1:25 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google and Cisco enter cross-license deal, call for end to patent trolling   —  Google and Cisco on Tuesday announced a long-term agreement in which they will license each other's patents as part of a larger effort to curtail nuisance patent lawsuits.  The companies did not specify how many patents …
Feb 4, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Passengers win ruling in fight over Gogo's in-flight Wi-Fi “monopoly”   —  A federal judge has refused to throw out a class action complaint by air travelers who claim that in-flight internet provider Gogo is violating antitrust laws through its long-term contracts with major airlines.
Feb 3, 2014, 1:00 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google and Samsung reach global patent cross-licensing agreement covering “the two companies' existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years”   —  Google and Samsung reach global patent license deal  —  In a move that could have big implications …
Jan 26, 2014, 4:22 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Cable industry sues Apple-backed patent troll over “illegal conspiracy”   —  The patent wars engulfing the tech industry have taken a new twist as five cable companies filed a lawsuit to stop Rockstar, a consortium owned by Google competitors that bought up 4,000 old patents in 2012 and began suing a wide variety of device makers.
Jan 22, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
12 companies including Level 3, BitTorrent and DataMotion to settle FTC charges over false EU Safe Harbor claims   —  U.S. says 12 companies, including BitTorrent and NFL teams, broke EU privacy rules  —  The Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday announced that a dozen U.S. companies …
Jan 21, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Court strikes down FCC's net neutrality rules, agency may appeal   —  An appeals court in Washington on Tuesday ruled that the FCC's “net neutrality” rules, which forbid prevent companies like Verizon from favoring some type of internet traffic over others, are invalid.
Jan 14, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Google's patent rank shoots up as company stakes out wearable tech   —  Google received nearly 2,000 patents in 2013, which is a significant jump from previous years and reflects the company's determination, as it moves into new fields of technology, to avoid the sort of legal exposure it has faced for years in the smartphone market.
Jan 14, 2014, 6:00 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Facebook hit with lawsuit over “Like” ads - user says he never “Liked” USA Today   —  A Colorado man who claims Facebook falsely told his friends that he “Liked” USA Today has filed a lawsuit seeking at least $750 for himself and every other user who appeared in ads for products they never endorsed.
Jan 10, 2014, 3:35 PMIn context

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