News tagged with federal court

High court rejects Google appeal in snooping case

The Supreme Court has declined to hear Google's appeal of a ruling that it pried into people's online lives through their Wi-Fi systems as part of its drive to collect information for its Street View mapping project.

dateJun 30, 2014 in Business
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Gossip site wins appeal of cheerleader's lawsuit

An appeals court has found that an Arizona-based gossip website is immune from being sued by a former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader over online posts that said she was promiscuous and had sexually transmitted ...

dateJun 16, 2014 in Business
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Jury verdict gives Facebook victory in patent case

(AP)—Facebook successfully defended itself against a lawsuit that claimed the social media company infringed on patents held by a Dutch programmer who launched a website called "Surfbook" more than a decade ago.

dateJun 13, 2014 in Business
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Time for FCC to clean up its net neutrality mess

When it comes to promoting "net neutrality," the principle that all traffic on the Internet should essentially be treated equally, the Federal Communications Commission has created a muddled mess.

dateMay 22, 2014 in Telecom
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Wheeler says FCC won't allow Internet 'slow lane'

The nation's top telecommunications regulator defended his latest proposal to protect an open Internet, warning cable companies that manipulating data traffic on their networks for profit would not be tolerated.

dateApr 30, 2014 in Telecom
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