Innovation trumped by copyright law

(Phys.org)—From Napster to iTunes to Pandora, the methods by which the public can obtain and share music have rapidly progressed.

German group gives Facebook privacy deadline

(AP)—A consumer protection group Germany has sent Facebook a 'cease and desist' letter that claims the social-networking website breaches German privacy law.

US aims to block bid to give UN control of Internet

The United States will oppose a bid to revise a global treaty to bring the Internet under UN control or to impose new taxes on Web traffic, the head of a US delegation said Wednesday.

Phone app allows US users to film police activity

A US civil rights advocacy group has launched a free mobile phone application that allows users to record police activity discreetly, saying it will help boost police force accountability.

Google wins Swiss Street View privacy appeal

Google welcomed on Friday a ruling by Switzerland's highest court that it does not have to blur all faces and car registrations on its Street View service in the country.

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