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  • US Supreme Court to look at NSA spying, resale of products

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday in two cases with potentially broad implications to technology users, one reviewing whether consumers can resell copyright-protected products they have purchased and the second challenging an electronic surveillance program at the U.S. National Security Agency.

    Written by Grant Gross26 Oct. 12 19:22
  • Group: New version of PROTECT IP may target legal sites

    An upcoming version of U.S. legislation designed to combat copyright infringement on the Web may include provisions that hold online services such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube legally responsible for infringing material posted by users, according to one group opposed to the bill.

    Written by Grant Gross26 Oct. 11 03:34
  • Tech groups oppose Internet sales tax bill

    Several tech trade groups have voiced opposition to new legislation in the U.S. Congress that would require Web-based retailers to collect sales tax from customers.

    Written by Grant Gross02 Aug. 11 05:01
  • Internet trade group wants changes in copyright bill

    New U.S. legislation intended to shut down foreign websites that infringe copyrights would cause major headaches because it would allow copyright holders to target legitimate Web services with "thousands" of court orders, an e-commerce trade group said.

    Written by Grant Gross19 May 11 05:50