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Squeaky Dolphin and the NSA programs you never knew about
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Squeaky Dolphin and the NSA programs you never knew about

IT Pro takes you on a run down of some of the major NSA projects that may have passed you by over the last 12 months
4 Jul 2014
Law enforcers shut down nearly 200 fake goods sites
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Law enforcers shut down nearly 200 fake goods sites

Europol, City of London Police and US law enforcers lead charge against websites selling counterfeit goods.
23 Jun 2014
Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after two years on the run
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Pirate Bay co-founder arrested after two years on the run

Peter Sunde will need to serve his outstanding sentence for copyright violations
2 Jun 2014
Google has to delete private data, says EU court
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Google has to delete private data, says EU court

Search giant will have to tweak practices in wake of landmark ruling
13 May 2014
Controversial copyright firm sets sights on UK
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Controversial copyright firm sets sights on UK

Rightscorp wants to bring its scare tactics into battle with UK pirates
7 May 2014
Government £1.5 million fund for public sector open data
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Government £1.5 million fund for public sector open data

Financial help to unlock data held by public organisations
25 Feb 2014
Cisco and Google sign cross-licensing patent deal
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Cisco and Google sign cross-licensing patent deal

Second patent deal announced by Google in ten days.
4 Feb 2014
How to protect your company from leaked trade secrets
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Business strategy

How to protect your company from leaked trade secrets

It’s more important than ever to protect your IP, warns Clare Hopping.
17 Oct 2013
Google slammed for ‘inadequate’ piracy response
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intellectual property

Google slammed for ‘inadequate’ piracy response

MPs decry search giant’s efforts as ‘derisorily ineffective’.
26 Sep 2013
BlackBerry's patents could generate a bidding war
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BlackBerry's patents could generate a bidding war

Apple, Google, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung all touted as suitors for patents valued at around $3bn.
15 Aug 2013
GCHQ unveils schemes to help UK companies against hacking
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Security

GCHQ unveils schemes to help UK companies against hacking

Cyber Incident Response Scheme aims to boost infrastructure defences.
14 Aug 2013
Megaupload founder denied access to evidence
Kim Dotcom
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Megaupload founder denied access to evidence

Kim Dotcom to take his fight to the Supreme Court.
1 Mar 2013
UK court orders blocking of more torrent websites
Piracy
Policy & legislation

UK court orders blocking of more torrent websites

H33T, Fenopy and Kickass Torrents get blocked
28 Feb 2013
US ISPs begin 'Six Strikes' piracy alert campaign
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intellectual property

US ISPs begin 'Six Strikes' piracy alert campaign

ISPs become "judge, jury and executioner", according to rights group.
27 Feb 2013
Symantec raises the alarm over employee IP theft
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Security

Symantec raises the alarm over employee IP theft

Half of employees took confidential corporate data with them into new jobs in the last 12 months, research by security firm Symantec has shown.
7 Feb 2013
Time for industry to end the IP wars?
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Time for industry to end the IP wars?

Inside the Enterprise: Sometimes, IT companies seem to spend more time in court than developing new products. Maybe the SAP-Oracle settlement shows it…
9 Aug 2012
Amazon launches patent pursuit with new job ad
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Amazon launches patent pursuit with new job ad

Analyst speculation suggests e-commerce giant is on the hunt for patents to bolster its mobile device strategy.
9 Aug 2012
Government reveals plans for Open Data Institute
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Government reveals plans for Open Data Institute

New body will oversee development of new businesses using government’s public datasets.
22 May 2012
The Digital Economy Act: Is it doomed to never happen?
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In-depth

The Digital Economy Act: Is it doomed to never happen?

As a further delay hits part of the implementation of the Digital Economy Act, is this just a small hiccup, or is the Act being rendered toothless alr…
4 May 2012
There's more to IP than taming pirates
Trevor Baylis, inventor
Business strategy

There's more to IP than taming pirates

Inside the Enterprise: Content and software piracy attracts the most publicity, but a new campaign aims to bolster intellectual property's role in the…
3 May 2012
Jury starts deliberating copyright claims in Google/Oracle
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intellectual property

Jury starts deliberating copyright claims in Google/Oracle

High-profile case will then move onto patent infringement claims.
1 May 2012
Does the government want to snoop on your data?
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Does the government want to snoop on your data?

Does the government really want you to tell them everything? And what are its new communications-watching plans all about? Simon Brew finds out more… …
4 Apr 2012
BT and TalkTalk DEA appeals denied
Court
public sector

BT and TalkTalk DEA appeals denied

The ISPs go back to the drawing board after their appeals against parts of the DEA are rejected.
6 Mar 2012
US files Kim Dotcom extradition papers
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public sector

US files Kim Dotcom extradition papers

The US wants Kim Dotcom and three of his Megaupload associates to face charges on American turf.
5 Mar 2012