The U.S. Supreme Court's split ruling Friday that historical cellphone location records are entitled to heightened privacy protections not only deals a major blow to law enforcement, but could also jeopardize the way private companies such as Google and Facebook currently use and share sensitive information by giving ammunition to courtroom challenges and policy efforts to rein in these practices, attorneys say.
Intel would likely ditch high-priority efforts to develop next-generation wireless technology if it were to lose a contract to supply mobile chips for the iPhone, even for only a year, a senior tech attorney for the company said Friday at an International Trade Commission patent case over Apple’s Intel-equipped handsets.
A divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that the federal government generally needs a warrant to access historical cellphone location records, finding that the data deserves more stringent protection than other customer information held by service providers.
The American Civil Liberties Union and several media trade groups have slammed Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s proposed $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media Co., saying the deal will lead to less diversity and the chances of higher prices.
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP’s breach of a court protective order and the distribution of sensitive customer information in a telecom contract dispute has opened up a discovery “bear trap” that threatens to derail the case, a telephone company told a Florida federal court Thursday.
Norway's competition authority said Thursday it has fined mobile operator Telenor Norge nearly $100 million for abusing its dominant position in the Scandinavian country’s mobile market by hamstringing the development of a new national mobile network.
A New York state appeals court confirmed Thursday that the New York attorney general’s office may keep pursuing claims of falsely advertised broadband speeds against Charter Communications Inc. and its unit, Time Warner Cable.
Granite Telecommunications LLC urged a Florida federal judge Thursday to sign off on a deal settling two former sales representatives' claims that the company shorted workers on overtime pay, saying it will pay out $714,900 but admit no wrongdoing.
A pair of investors for business communications provider Mitel Networks Corp. have launched lawsuits against the company and its board of directors in New York federal court, accusing it of failing to disclose important information related to the company’s $2 billion acquisition by a Searchlight Capital Partners LP-led group.
Cox Communications Inc. has settled a proposed class action in California federal court launched by consumers who alleged they were charged unauthorized fees for certain cable television tiers, according to a recent filing.
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At least seven law firms ended the week by sharing their plans to raise associate base salaries to match the top-of-the-market pay scale recently set by Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP.
The Trump administration suggested combining the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education as part of a broader reorganization of federal agencies, a judge deemed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as unlawfully structured and the Federal Trade Commission’s newly minted chairman said the agency will conduct hearings to refocus its enforcement mission.
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