News tagged with court ruling

Europe's move to rein in Google would stall in US

Europe's moves to rein in Google—including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches their name—may be seen in Brussels as striking ...

May 25, 2014
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Judge says NSA program is likely unconstitutional

In the first ruling of its kind, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records is likely to violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on unreasonable ...

Dec 16, 2013
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GPS court ruling leaves US phone tracking unclear

A US Supreme Court decision requiring a warrant to place a GPS device on the car of a criminal suspect leaves unresolved the bigger issue of police tracking using mobile phones, legal experts say.

Feb 11, 2012
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States push harder for online sales tax collection

(AP) -- Tax-free shopping is under threat for many online shoppers as states facing widening budget gaps increasingly pressure Amazon.com Inc. and other Internet retailers to start collecting sales taxes from their residents.

Mar 21, 2011
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Bing offers to 'forget' links in Europe searches

Microsoft on Wednesday followed in Google's footsteps by letting people in Europe ask to have links related to them 'forgotten' on its search engine Bing, under the auspices of a court ruling.

Jul 17, 2014
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Internet TV startup Aereo suspends service

A US startup firm that allows subscribers to watch broadcast television over the Internet suspended its service on Saturday, three days after losing a Supreme Court ruling.

Jun 29, 2014
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Court: Bloggers have First Amendment protections

A federal appeals court has ruled bloggers and the public have the same First Amendment protections as journalists when sued for defamation: If the issue is of public concern, plaintiffs have to prove negligence to win damages.

Jan 18, 2014
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