MMS Is Not an Illicit File-Sharing Service, Appeals Court Says

The Multimedia Messaging Service is not an illicit file-sharing protocol, a federal appeals court ruled, setting aside Monday a complaint from an MMS-greeting-card supplier that claimed the nation's largest telecoms helped consumers infringe via MMS te...

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Obama’s Memo on Targeted Killings Is a Drone Strike on the Law

What do you call a country where an unelected bureaucrat has the ability to order the execution of its citizens? Answer: President Barack Obama's America. That rationale is explained in a 16-page Justice Department "white paper" (.pdf) NBC obtained an...

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Kim Dotcom’s Mega Gets Third-Party Search Engine

The file-sharing site Mega, introduced two weeks ago by infamous file-sharing kingpin Kim Dotcom, just became a lot more useful to content pirates, thanks to a community-fed search engine of links to content hosted on Mega's servers.

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Surveillance Strategy Is ‘Privileged and Confidential,’ FBI Says

The President Barack Obama administration's surveillance strategy in the wake of the Supreme Court's that the installation of a GPS tracker on a vehicle amounted to a search under the Fourth Amendment remains "privileged and confidential," the Justice ...

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