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  • February 21, 2017

    IPhone Unlock Request In Child Porn Probe Too Broad: Judge

    An Illinois federal judge has refused to allow the federal government to force anyone present at the premises linked to a child pornography probe to provide fingerprints to unlock iPhones or other Apple devices that investigators may turn up, ruling the lack of specifics doomed the sweeping request.

  • February 21, 2017

    New Zealand Court OKs Kim Dotcom's Extradition To US

    A New Zealand court on Monday ruled that Megaupload Ltd. founder and accused online piracy kingpin Kim Dotcom can be extradited to the U.S., saying while Dotcom's alleged copyright offenses don't warrant removal to the U.S., he can still be extradited for fraud.

  • February 21, 2017

    Obama Admin Cybersecurity Adviser Joins McGuireWoods

    Retired Navy Cmdr. Michael J. Adams, who worked for the Obama administration as a top legal adviser to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff specializing in cybersecurity, has joined McGuireWoods LLP as a partner in its data privacy and security team, the firm said Tuesday.

  • February 21, 2017

    Senator Questions Border Electronics Searches

    A U.S. senator on Monday questioned the government’s authority to collect information from people detained at U.S. borders in response to media reports that U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers may be asking for cell phone passcodes and social media handles.

  • February 21, 2017

    ATopTech Ch. 11 Stalking Horse Protections Shot Down

    Bankrupt ATopTech Inc.’s $1 million protection plan for a prospective buyer’s $8 million stalking horse bid was nixed in Delaware federal court on Tuesday, with a judge terming the company's 12.5 percent fee too high for the “low-ball” offer.

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