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Tag: legal

  1. Apple wins court case over ‘Error 53’ wiped iPhones

    Some iPhone owners got a nasty surprise in February when…

  2. Apple to begin doling out $400 million to customers in ebook price-fixing settlement

    Beginning June 21, 2016, millions of e-book purchasers will receive credits and checks for twice their losses…

  3. U.S. Supreme Court ruling favors Apple’s fight against patent trolls

    The Supreme Court on Monday blessed new government procedures for challenging patents…

  4. Apple makes excellent progress in bid to squelch $533 million verdict

    Apple Inc. has succeeded in getting two additional Smartflash LLC patents invalidated…

  5. U.S. court: Government doesn’t need warrant to access cellphone records to track location data

    When law enforcement asks a company for cellphone records to track location data in an investigation, is that a search under the Fourth Amendment?

  6. Apple faces sales ban of iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, MacBook Air in CALTECH Wi-Fi patent lawsuit

    The California Institute of Technology (CALTECH) is gunning for Apple for allegedly violating four WiFi-related patents…

  7. U.S. jury finds Google didn’t need Oracle license for Android’s Java code, defeating $9 billion claim; Oracle vows appeal

    Google won a jury verdict that kills Oracle Corp.’s claim to a $9 billion slice of the search giant’s Android phone business…

  8. Patent troll VirnetX wants judge to block Apple’s FaceTime, iMessage services

    VirnetX on Wednesday also asked the judge presiding over the litigation to increase the damages the East Texas jury…

  9. Apple rehires prominent security pro to deliver even more powerful security features

    Apple Inc , which has resisted pressure from U.S. law enforcement to unlock encrypted iPhones…

  10. Apple sued over iPhones making calls, sending email

    A company that seemingly does nothing but license patents or, if necessary, sue other companies…

  11. Apple’s Touch ID rules: Protecting human rights

    Apple’s addition of a new Touch ID restriction could be about prodding people’s memories, or it could be another protection for people without legal protections…

  12. Apple beefs up Touch ID rules in face of legal rulings

    Apple has quietly changed a policy that has resulted in iPhone and iPad owners having to…

  13. Panic button: iPhone users need a way to protect their data when the law fails to do so

    Should you be able to plead the Fifth if authorities order you to unlock your iPhone using Touch ID?

  14. Feckless FBI unable to unlock iPhone, even with a ‘fingerprint unlock warrant’

    A judge recently took the controversial step of letting the FBI force a woman to unlock an iPhone with her fingerprints. But it didn’t work…

  15. The Touch ID lock on your iPhone isn’t cop-proof

    Law enforcement may be able to compel suspects to press their fingers to the devices and unlock them…

  16. Should you disable Touch ID for your own security?

    A court recently required a convicted felon, immediately following her sentencing, to unlock a phone with her fingerprint…

  17. U.S. government wants your fingerprints to unlock your phone

    As the world watched the FBI spar with Apple this winter in an attempt to hack into a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone…

  18. U.S. Congressman Ted Lieu says strong encryption without backdoors is a ‘national security priority’

    Ted Lieu is one of the few bona fide computer geeks in Congress…

  19. Detroit woman claims Apple owes her $2 billion because they ripped off her smartwatch idea

    A Detroit woman says Apple owes her $2bn because the iGiant allegedly ripped off her smartwatch idea…

  20. Apple demands delay in NY iPhone case: Company wants to test FBI hack in San Bernardino terrorist iPhone case

    Apple last week asked a federal magistrate in New York to extend a court filing deadline…

  21. FBI vs. Apple isn’t over; Fourth Amendment issues remain

    The FBI and Apple reached a cease-fire last week, but it can’t last…

  22. Apple says it may not be needed to unlock New York drug dealer’s iPhone

    Apple Inc. said it may not be needed to help unlock an iPhone connected to a drug case in New York…

  23. Zdziarski’s take on the FBI’s ‘alternative’ method

    FBI acknowledged today that there ‘appears’ to be an alternative way into Farook’s iPhone 5c…

  24. FBI may be required to hand over Apple iPhone hacking secrets

    Any new method the bureau uses to hack into iPhones may be short-lived as it may be obligated to give Apple the details so the company can fix the security gap…

  25. Apple won Round 1 vs. U.S. government overreach; what comes next?

    A showdown between Apple and the FBI over a dead terrorist’s iPhone took a surprise twist this week…

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