03/09/14 04:50 PM
The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
03/09/14 02:46 PM
LONDON (AP) — Ukraine was repeatedly attacked by sophisticated cyberspies as tensions between pro-Russian and Western-leaning factions escalated in recent months, according to a report from U.K.-based defense contractor BAE Systems. Ukrainian computer systems have been targeted by at least 22...
03/09/14 11:49 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard. Most states have laws that require retailers to disclose data breaches,...
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:43 PM
A website that offers Illinois consumers more information about insurance costs could help address widespread confusion about choosing a plan on the government sites that are a cornerstone of President Obama's health care law.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:09 PM
In the decades since, the justices have extended the decision, making it tough for celebrities, politicians and other public figures to win libel suits.
By William Patrick | 03/08/14 05:04 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The National Security Agency apparently isn't the only government agency engaged in domestic spying. Some local law enforcement agencies are playing the role of Big Brother, too, but to what extent is still unknown. Recent court documents reveal a troubling cell phone...
03/08/14 02:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Courtney Love hadn't been born and tweeting was reserved for birds when The New York Times won a landmark libel case at the Supreme Court in 1964. But when a California jury decided recently that Love shouldn't have to pay $8 million over a troublesome tweet about her...
03/07/14 05:19 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — One of AOL’s top lawyers has been appointed the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s new general counsel. USPTO officials confirmed Sarah Harris’ appointment Wednesday, according to IPO.org. Harris “I am honored and thrilled about the opportunity to...
By Lisa Ruhl | 03/07/14 03:41 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. who drew the biggest crowd of the day, bashed the National Security Agency — a sentiment that was met with a standing ovation.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., opened his CPAC speech by putting Republicans on notice that they need to shift toward the libertarian movement or lose the support of libertarian voters.
By Kelly Cohen | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
It can traverse outer space, but the National Aeronautics and Space Administration can't manage its own mobile devices, the agency's inspector general has found. NASA's management of its smartphones, tablets and basic cell phones was found to be full of weaknesses, according to the report. The...
By Tim Mak | 03/07/14 03:26 PM
All politics is local, and the Pentagon's proposal to place the A-10 Warthog fighter jet on the chopping block is making waves on the campaign trail in southeastern Arizona. Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., the successor to Rep. Gabby Giffords, likely faces a rematch with Republican Martha McSally,...
03/07/14 03:15 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be. The denial came after Newsweek published a 4,500-word cover story claiming Nakamoto is the...
03/07/14 11:30 AM
DENVER (AP) — Frustrated and angry, more than 100 cabbies pulled up outside the Colorado Statehouse early this legislative session to protest tech startups known as ridesharing services. The taxi drivers say the emerging firms, which allow passengers to hail rides with the swipe of a...
03/07/14 07:00 AM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks, dealing him a major blow ahead of this...
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