Jul 162019
 
 July 16, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court

SAN FRANCISCO — The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP filed a class action lawsuit today on behalf of AT&T customers in California to stop the telecom giant and two data location aggregators from allowing numerous entities—including bounty hunters, car dealerships, landlords, and stalkers—to [Read More…]

Jul 132019
 
 July 13, 2019  Posted by  Court, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Catalin Cimpanu reports: This week, the highest body of the European Court of Human Rights heard arguments against the mass surveillance programs of two countries, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The legal proceedings in the two cases started years before, in 2008 and 2013, respectively, with the litigation eventually reaching [Read More…]

Jul 132019
 
 July 13, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Non-U.S.

Tara Seals reports: Rupert Murdoch’s News Group has agreed to pay damages to Paul McCartney’s ex as part of the massive phone-hacking scandal by UK tabloids. The 2010-2011 News of the World phone hacking scandal – in which it was revealed that the tabloid dropped malware on celebrity targets’ phones [Read More…]