A pioneering Ethiopian lawyer and academic is hoping to turn the spotlight on his country and raise awareness about human trafficking.
The Justice Department on Tuesday dropped its support for a controversial provision in a federal law that allows police to review some private emails without a warrant, but it asked Congress to expand its surveillance powers ...
A federal appeals court is being asked to decide if the government must obtain a warrant before placing a GPS tracker on a suspect's car.
France's telecommunications monitor Arcep said Tuesday it had asked prosecutors to launch a probe into Microsoft subsidiary Skype for failing to register as a telecommunications firm despite several reminders.
The United States on Friday won a court appeal in its battle to extradite Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues from New Zealand.
(AP)—Shell Brasil SA and BASF SA have offered more than $20 million to settle a class-action lawsuit with former workers allegedly contaminated at a pesticide plant in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil's top labor court said ...
(AP)—A New York appeals court has reached a mixed decision in the appeal of a man convicted of harassment in an academic debate about the Dead Sea Scrolls.
The hacker-activist group Anonymous said it hijacked the website of the U.S. Sentencing Commission to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, an Internet activist who committed suicide.
Two computer hackers were jailed by a London court on Thursday for a series of cyber-attacks by the hacking group Anonymous that cost the US online payments giant PayPal millions of dollars.
Brazil's new forestry code—approved last year at the urging of the powerful agrobusiness sector—faced a constitutional challenge Tuesday from federal prosecutors afraid it threatens the Amazon rainforest.