Effective January 2006, it is now a Federal crime to attempt to annoy someone anonymously over the Internet. In fact, it’s a Federal crime to post to the Internet any obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, or indecent, with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass another person.
Michael Stone, a senior at Lake High School in Ohio, has been arrested for causing his high school’s computer to slow down. You see, Michael Stone encouraged people to press F5, and refresh their computer screens.
Patricia Santangelo may become the first victim of the RIAA to achieve martyr status. Unwilling to admit to something that she did not due, Patricia Santangelo is standing up to the RIAA and defending herself – literally – in court.
Microsoft and Google have settled the lawsuit which resulted from Google’s poaching of top executive Kai-Fu Lee. Is this the end of it?
A suspected Al Qaeda terrorist has been convicted for downloading bomb-making instructions. Is that reason enough?
The Sober worm, and its fake email from the FBI, has accidentally caused a German pedophile to turn himself in!
The RIM Blackberry law suit with NTP has been in the news a lot lately. But what does this lawsuit really mean for users of the RIM Blackberry?
The State of Texas has become the second plaintiff to file a lawsuit against Sony BMG, using the Texas anti-spyware law.
Free Speech Coalition sues Utah over Child Protection Email Address Registry
Online personal dating services pad their ad inventory with fake ads, and use employees as “date bait”, contends both a Match.com law suit and a Yahoo Personals law suit.
After months of hand-wringing, the international community, in the form of the United Nations, has backed off and left control of the master DNS files with ICANN and the United States.
Sony BMG has announced that it is temporarily stopping the use of the rootkit technology which has gotten them so much bad press and into so much hot water.