August 1, 2014
by Jason Kellam
JURIST Guest Columnist Arkady Bukh of the Law Offices of Bukh & Associates describes the recent arrest of an alleged Russian cyber criminal and its place in the history of cybercrime... The recent arrest of Russian citizen Roman Valeravich Seleznev by US authorities for alleged cyber crimes ...[read more]
June 25, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Wednesday against Aereo, an online service that streams and records publicly broadcast television programming without paying the broadcasters. In American Broadcasting Cos. v. Aereo, Inc. the court held that Aereo performs petitioners' works publicly within the ...[read more]
January 11, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
The US Supreme Court on Friday granted review for ABC, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc., to decide the legality of Aereo's online service that streams and records publicly broadcast television programming without paying the broadcasters. Aereo charges users a monthly fee to view broadcast TV channels on the ...[read more]
July 22, 2013
by Sean Gallagher
Edward Snowden, a former contractor for the NSA who leaked the NSA Power Point slides to the Washington Post and The Guardian, has been very open with the media regarding his background, education, work history and motives surrounding his leaking of NSA information. Snowden was born in Elizabeth, ...[read more]
March 10, 2013
by Blake Lynch
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday that Homeland Security's border agents must demonstrate reasonable suspicion of wrongdoing before conducting forensic analysis of laptop computers and electronic devices. "Laptop computers, iPads and the like are simultaneously offices ...[read more]
January 12, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Saturday called on the Venezuela government to end its censorship and intimidation of media that challenge official reports regarding President Hugo Chavez. Chavez supporters are trying to keep details about his condition and treatment secret, with government agents ...[read more]
December 14, 2012
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) announced Friday that accused computer hacker Gary McKinnon will not face charges in England and Wales. McKinnon is accused of hacking into NASA, Department of Defense, Air Force, Army and Navy computers in violation of US computer laws but claims he was trying ...[read more]
December 13, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled Wednesday that data stored on personal cell phones is not protected by the Stored Communications Act (SCA). The court determined that the act does not protect information stored on personal devices such as cell phones, laptops and personal ...[read more]
September 16, 2012
by Jerry Votava
A judge for the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Friday issued a preliminary ruling against Samsung in their complaint that mobile phones and tablet computers imported by Apple infringed on four Samsung patents. The patents in this case covered narrow data processing and user input ...[read more]
July 12, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
A draft Iraqi cybercrime law would violate the international standards protecting due process, freedom of speech and freedom of association, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported Thursday. The Information Crimes Law, which had its first reading before the Iraqi Council of Representatives in July of ...[read more]

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