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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

Court to rule on online luxury resellers

Legal action brought by German perfume brand Coty aims to ban the online reselling of luxury goods.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News5 hr. 56 min. ago

Before suing Uber, Waymo initiated action against former engineer

Uber is asking a federal court that most of the claims of a lawsuit filed by rival self-driving car developer Waymo should be settled through arbitration, a process that is usually cheaper and faster than a federal lawsuit.The ride-hailing company.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News11 hr. 4 min. ago

Uber Is Trying to Keep Its Court Battle With Google Out of the Public Eye

Last month Google filed a lawsuit against Uber alleging that the ridesharing company colluded with a former Google engineer to steal trade secrets and proprietary designs from the Waymo self-driving car unit. Today, Uber’s lawyers filed a motion to.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News14 hr. 48 min. ago

Secretly recorded Planned Parenthood tapes barred from publication

Two activists criminally charged with allegedly violating privacy of people filmed. (credit: Pablo Ares Gastesi) A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld (PDF) a lower's court's injunction barring anti-abortion activists from distributing.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News19 hr. 12 min. ago

Waymo sought arbitration over engineer now at Uber

Alphabet's Waymo self-driving unit sought to arbitrate claims last year against a former employee at the center of a lawsuit against Uber, court records show, in what Uber said strengthened its bid to get the case out of court and into arbitration......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News19 hr. 28 min. ago

FCC to halt expansion of broadband subsidies for poor people

Pai won't approve new applications, drops court defense of broadband expansion. (credit: Free Press) The Federal Communications Commission is dropping its legal defense of a new system for expanding broadband subsidies for poor people, and it.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 29th, 2017

The Top Vaporware Games Currently MIA

At any given time, there are always at least a few video game project that feel like their on the brink of being forgotten forever. Here are some of the most interesting titles currently in development limbo. The post The Top Vaporware Games Currentl.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 29th, 2017

LastPass Exploit Shows That Last Password You Made Probably Wasn"t Your Last

LastPass is one of the most prominent password managers around. It’s extremely convenient but if it were hacked, it would be quite the pain in the ass for users. In a blog post, the company has warned that a major exploit has been discovered and it.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated NewsMar 29th, 2017

Sorry, Lyft, but being less awful than Uber doesn"t make you "woke"

If Silicon Valley is the land of self-congratulatory BS, then Lyft President John Zimmer just made a play for the crown.  As his ride-hail company continues to benefit from the ongoing struggles of its top rival Uber, the extremely rich executiv.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Launch of Tim Hortons mobile ordering app delayed due to tensions with franchisees

According to documents sent to the Globe and Mail, a court injunction by Tim Hortons franchisees threatens to delay the release of the chain’s mobile ordering app beyond its expected March 30th launch date. Apparently, a battle between the fra.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Potent LastPass exploit underscores the dark side of password managers

Developers are scrambling to fix flaw that allows theft, malicious code execution. (credit: Wikimedia) Developers of the widely used LastPass password manager are scrambling to fix a serious vulnerability that makes it possible for malicious w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Launch of Tim Hortons mobile ordering app delayed due to tensions with Franchisees

According to documents sent to the Globe and Mail, a court injunction by Tim Hortons franchisees threatens to delay the release of the chain’s mobile ordering app beyond its expected March 30th launch date. Apparently, a battle between the fra.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Crayola is killing off a crayon and WTF does it think it"s doing right now?

Sorry to ruin your lives, but Crayola is acting ~cray~ and we really need to address it. Last week, the beloved art supply company that fueled all of your childhood creativity announced it would be doing something huge on March 31 (a.k.a. National Cr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Will the Supreme Court end the East Texas patent scam?

Tech companies and interest groups seek to alter the geography of litigation. Enlarge / People wait in line to enter the US Supreme Court building in January 2016. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) It didn't take long during oral arguments ye.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

DMCA Doesn’t Shield Cloudflare From Anti-Piracy Injunctions, Court Rules

When the RIAA targeted CDN provider Cloudflare with an injunction to block access to a known pirate site, the company objected. Cloudflare argued that the DMCA shielded the company from the broad blocking requirements. However, a Florida federal cour.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

LastPass is scrambling to fix another serious vulnerability

For the second time in two weeks developers of the popular LastPass password manager are working to fix a serious vulnerability that could allow malicious websites to steal user passwords or infect computers with malware.Like the LastPass flaws pa.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Crayola is killing off a crayon and WTF does think it"s doing right now?

Sorry to ruin your lives, but Crayola is acting ~cray~ and we really need to address it. Last week, the beloved art supply company that fueled all of your childhood creativity announced it would be doing something huge on March 31 (a.k.a. National Cr.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

Canadian Government could gain wireless subscriber information if new law passes

Recent reports indicate that the federal government is pursuing legislation that would allow it to obtain the data of Canadians without a warrant — a program that was previously deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. The documents that s.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

LastPass details recommended precautions as it fixes vulnerability discovered over the weekend

Password-manager LastPass is recommending that users follow precautionary steps while it works on fixing a vulnerability discovered over the weekend. Two of the recommendations are generic in nature, and should be followed anyway, but one is specifi.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017

LastPass is working on fixing latest code execution bug

It’s been an eventful couple of weeks for LastPass developers, as they’ve scrambled to fix a couple of serious flaws in the popular password manager’s extensions, which would allow attackers to get at users’ passwords and even.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMar 28th, 2017