Remember Napster or Grokster? Both services allowed users to share computer files – usually digital music – that infringed the copyrights for those songs.
Politicians have turned their sights on encryption once more following terrorist outrages in Paris and San Bernardino, California.
Athletes, musicians and actors who commit acts of domestic violence continue to face heightened scrutiny, and new research from the University of Maryland reveals that the news coverage of such cases is often racially biased.
When the word "property" comes to mind, most people will relate it to land and real estate, which for the most part have clear laws related to their use and sale. The rights of people who deal in assets such as digital currency ...
X-ray vision, a comic book fantasy for decades, is becoming a reality in a lab at MIT.
African lions are at risk of extinction and will be protected under US law as an endangered species, authorities declared Monday, months after a high-profile killing stoked global outrage.
A Saint Louis University public health researcher is proposing immediate, concrete steps to stem police shootings of black males.
Cryptography is the science of keeping secrets, with encryption algorithms and methods such as public key encryption the gold standard. Despite widespread usage and heavy scrutiny, these ciphers remain unbroken. But while ...
Seattle has been seen as a leader on workers' rights with moves that include gradually raising the minimum wage and requiring most employers to provide paid sick leave.
In its patent dispute with Apple, Samsung is asking the Supreme Court to take a digital-age look at an issue it last confronted in the horse-and-buggy era.