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Court: Bloggers have First Amendment protections

A federal appeals court has ruled bloggers and the public have the same First Amendment protections as journalists when sued for defamation: If the issue is of public concern, plaintiffs have to prove negligence to win damages.

dateJan 18, 2014 in Internet
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Judge says NSA program is likely unconstitutional

In the first ruling of its kind, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records is likely to violate the U.S. Constitution's ban on unreasonable search. ...

dateDec 16, 2013 in Internet
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German antitrust agency shelves Amazon probe

German antitrust regulators say they've shelved a case against Inc. after the American online retailer agreed to lift a regulation prohibiting third-party traders from selling their products cheaper elsewhere.

dateNov 26, 2013 in Business
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