Dotcom search warrants ruled illegal

A New Zealand judge has ruled that the search warrants against Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom were invalid, and that data shouldn't have been handed to the FBI.

Apple makes S. Korea payment over tracking

Apple may be a corporate mega giant who is creating a cult of personality, but even they aren’t immune to South Korean law.

GPS used to detect illegal nuclear tests

At this week's Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) meeting, American researchers will unveil a new tool for detecting illegal nuclear explosions: the Earth’s global positioning system (GPS).

Black market demand increases for lucrative copper wire

When people think about the illegal movement of goods, they think drugs, cash, maybe people. But copper? 



Forum cracks down on illegal online medication

One in six Americans has bought medication online without a prescription, says a White House forum, which has pulled together an industry group to fight the problem.

ESA battles against illegal radio broadcasts

The European Space Agency (ESA) has embarked on a crusade to get rid of illicit radio broadcasts that are interfering with its observations.

Wifi data collection 'not illegal', says Google

Google has denied that it did anything wrong in collecting Wifi data with its Street View cars, as Connecticut becomes the latest state to demand answers.

German official doubts Google's story on illegal data gathering

Google has come under fire from the German government after admitting it has been collecting Wifi data as part of its Street View program for four years.

Nintendo in software piracy smackdown

Nintendo has filed a civil lawsuit against NXPGame for allegedly selling illegal video game copiers.

Nintendo to fight software piracy in 3D

Nintendo has announced plans to implement advanced anti-piracy measures in its upcoming 3D handheld device to prevent the unauthorized distribution of games.

Want Warez? Move to the UK

Do you miss the heady days of 0-day warez, cracks, Keygens and RIPs? Hell, yeah - those were magical times indeed!   

Microsoft whines about Google's "growing power"

One search engine to rule them all and in the darkness bind them!