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"Sorry, I"ve Forgotten My Decryption Password" is Contempt Of Court, Pal - US Appeal Judges

Thomas Claburn, reporting for The Register: The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld a lower court ruling of contempt against a chap who claimed he couldn't remember the password to decrypt his computer's hard drives. In so doing, the appea.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

Trump’s sun staring eclipses good solar safety sense

 Donald Trump wore proper safety glasses to look at the solar eclipse that crossed the U.S. today – at least at first. Near the end of his viewing, the President seems to have forgotten why he was wearing those stupid glasses to begin wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 45 min. ago

Court Cracks Down on ‘Future’ Pirate Mayweather-McGregor Streams

A federal court in California has issued a preliminary injunction targeting several websites that could offer pirated streams for the upcoming Mayweather v McGregor fight. The order was requested by TV network Showtime, which fears it might lose a su.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News16 hr. 21 min. ago

Supreme Court Asked To Nullify the Google Trademark

Is the term "google" too generic and therefore unworthy of its trademark protection? That's the question before the US Supreme Court. From a report: What's before the Supreme Court is a trademark lawsuit that Google already defeated in a lower court......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 29 min. ago

Watch the solar eclipse live right here!

 Today, the country will experience its first total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years. And people are amped. Unfortunately, the total eclipse (of the heart; sorry, I can’t help myself) will only be visible in a 70-mile-wide path of land fr.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 21 min. ago

Healthy Aussie Pirates Set To Face Cash ‘Fines’, Poor & Sick Should Be OK

Village Roadshow says it will carry through on threats to track down Australia-based Internet pirates this year and force them to pay a 'fine' or face court. Interestingly, anyone who is sick or in dire financial straights will only have to promise t.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

All your faves are meeting in the "Game of Thrones" finale trailer and there"s gonna be a rumble

The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones Season 7 was a doozy: One of Dany's dragons is dead — and resurrected into a gnarly ice dragon — at the Night King's frosty hand, but Westeros' Magnificent Seven (now six; sorry Thoros) still.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 21st, 2017

All your favorites are meeting in the "Game of Thrones" finale and there"s gonna be a rumble

The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones Season 7 was a doozy: One of Dany's dragons is dead — and resurrected into a gnarly ice dragon — at the Night King's frosty hand, but Westeros' Magnificent Seven (now six; sorry Thoros) still.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Jerry Lewis, legendary entertainer and humanitarian, is dead at 91

He called Dean Martin a pal, he was absolutely adored by the French, and he did true good in the world as the national chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Jerry Lewis will be missed. The legendary comedian, singer, actor, filmmaker, produ.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Supreme Court asked to nullify the Google trademark

The case comes two months after court’s “offensive” trademarks ruling. Enlarge (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) Is the term "google" too generic and therefore unworthy of its trademark protection? That's the question before the US Suprem.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

TVAddons Decimated Without Trial, Here’s a View of the Damage

Bell Canada, TVA, Videotron, and Rogers are collectively suing Kodi addon repository TVAddons. Before obtaining a civil search warrant, ostensibly to preserve evidence, the companies admitted to the court that the destruction of TVAddons was their tr.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsAug 20th, 2017

Google Warns Webmasters About Insecure HTTP Web Forms

In April Chrome began marking HTTP pages as "not secure" in its address bar if the pages had password or credit card fields. They're about to take the next step. An anonymous reader quotes SearchEngineLand: Last night, Google sent email notifications.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2017

A ‘bug’ that let a $500 password cracking box open up iPhones is patched as of iOS 11

 Apple confirmed that the behavior that lets a $500 box “crack” an iPhone 7 passcode will be patched out of the final version of iOS 11 that’s due this fall. It’s also patched under iOS 11 beta 4, if you’re running.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

China"s online court heard its first case today

The Hangzhou Internet Court, a new online court in China that will hear internet-related civil cases, had its first trial today. Today's copyright infringement case was between a novelist and a web company that offered her novel to onli.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

A “bug” that let a $500 password cracking box open up iPhone 7 is patched as of iOS 11

 Apple confirmed that the behavior that lets a $500 box ‘crack’ an iPhone 7 passcode will be patched out of the final version of iOS 11 that’s due this fall. It’s also patched under iOS 11 beta 4, if you’re running.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Chinese "cyber-court" launched for online cases

The court will specialise in internet-related cases as the number of online disputes rises......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Australia blocks another 59 popular pirate sites

The latest court decision brings the total of blocked domains to 340......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Tech Companies Want User Data Safe from Warrantless Searches

Some of the world's biggest tech companies pleaded with the Supreme Court this week to update decades-old precedent governing telephones, saying that cell-tracking technology threatens Americans' most fundamental privacy rights. Apple, Microsoft, Go.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Kit Kat accused of copying Atari game Breakout

Nestle's marketing mimics the 1970s Atari computer game Breakout, a court case alleges......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Court Orders Aussie ISPs to Block Dozens of Pirate Sites

Following two new court orders issued today, Australian Internet providers must block dozens of additional pirate sites. The new blockades were requested by Foxtel and Village Roadshow, and cover many of the most used pirate sources, including Gomov.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Judge Dismisses AT&T"s Attempt To Stall Google Fiber Construction In Louisville

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: AT&T has lost a court case in which it tried to stall construction by Google Fiber in Louisville, Kentucky. AT&T sued the local government in Louisville and Jefferson County in February 2016 to s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017