News tagged with legal challenge

Group sues UK eavesdropping agency over hacking

A rights group is suing Britain's GCHQ eavesdropping agency over cyberattacks revealed by former intelligence worker Edward Snowden, saying it's the first time the agency has been sued over hacking.

dateMay 13, 2014 in Security
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Yahoo reports 29,000 data requests

Yahoo received some 29,000 government requests for data on its users this year, with almost half coming from the United States, according to the company's global transparency report released Friday.

dateSep 07, 2013 in Internet
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EU court maintains seal fur ban

An EU court in a much-anticipated ruling Thursday upheld a 2010 ban on seal products, throwing out an appeal by fur traders including native Inuit from Canada and Greenland, and Scottish sporran-makers.

dateApr 25, 2013 in Ecology
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Apple's victory means soul-searching for Samsung

A U.S. jury's $1 billion verdict against Samsung for what rival Apple claimed was the illegal copying of its iPhone and iPad designs signals a turning point for the South Korean electronics giant known for ...

dateAug 28, 2012 in Business
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