News tagged with federal court

Megaupload wants piracy charges dismissed

Megaupload has filed papers in US District Court to dismiss the federal government's massive online piracy case against the file-sharing website and its founder, Kim Dotcom.

dateJun 02, 2012 in Internet
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US appeals court allows wolf hunts

A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit from conservation groups that want to block wolf hunting and trapping that have killed more than 500 of the predators across the Northern Rockies in ...

dateMar 15, 2012 in Ecology
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Supreme Court rejects emergency carp measures

(AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to order emergency measures that might prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes, despite a warning that the exotic fish pose a "dire threat" to the region's ...

dateFeb 27, 2012 in Environment
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Colorado woman must turn over computer hard drive

(AP) -- Readily available, easy-to-use software can encrypt a computer hard drive so thoroughly it would take years for a hacker to break in. But that seems to be no impediment for government prosecutors, who have obtained ...

dateFeb 21, 2012 in Other
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NJ programmer freed as NY court orders acquittal

(AP) -- A smiling former Goldman Sachs computer programmer was freed from prison Friday after a surprise ruling from a federal appeals court reversed his conviction on charges he stole computer code.

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Other
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Judge allows SC Twitter lawsuit go move forward

(AP) -- A South Carolina company's lawsuit accusing a former employee of costing it hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost business when he took Twitter followers can go forward, a federal judge has ruled.

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Internet
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Australian court clears sale of Samsung Galaxy tab

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. is closer to selling its new Galaxy tablet computer in Australia after a court on Wednesday overturned a ruling that sided with Apple's allegations Samsung had copied its iPad ...

dateNov 30, 2011 in Business
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UAE court jails five Internet activists

A United Arab Emirates court on Sunday sentenced a blogger and four other Internet activists to prison terms after finding them guilty of charges including insulting the Gulf state's leaders.

dateNov 27, 2011 in Internet
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