Justice Department excoriated for journalist snoop

The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for the Associated Press in what amounts to the largest government press snooping exercise carried out in a western nation.

US big business worried about China bans

US businesses are starting to get a little worried about what's seen as a new spirit of McCarthyism which is starting to kick off in Washington.

Justice Department targets international botnet

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are taking steps to down a nefarious international botnet.

Judge hears arguments over release of Wikileaks' Twitter records

The US Justice Department appeared in an Alexandria Federal Court yesterday to defend demands for the Twitter records of three associates of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.

US senators in anti-piracy crackdown

A bipartisan group of US senators has introduced a bill that would grant the Justice Department additional powers to shutter websites offering pirated music and movies.

Justice Department objects to Google book deal

The US Justice Department has criticised the deal struck between Google and copyright owners, and has called for changes.