Legal

From stealing music to Big Brother looking over your shoulder, we cover all privacy and legal-related aspets of technology here.




While some small businesses may be able to easily comply with the GDPR by hiring qualified professionals, large organizations may need data...


The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on the 25th of May 2018. Despite the extensive media coverage of the...


Despite good intentions, ethical hackers are are sometimes prosecuted for their discoveries. Do they need broader legal protection?


Medical cloud services are making headway in health care with the migration to electronic medical records for doctors and physician...


From the day that digital rights management was implemented, there have been entities determined to find ways around it. Is DRM worth the...


The convenience of the Internet is not lost on nefarious types who need a quick and safe way to launder money. Find out how they do it.


Elegant software and hardware products should be tools to enhance our lives, not devices of entrapment. Which side Google's technologies...


Ever since we found out the NSA was collecting millions of phone records, it's easy to wonder whether we're all being watched. Here we try...


CISPA failed in the Senate, but that doesn't mean it's dead. Here's what to look for in the next go-round.


In 2013, it's companies, advertisers and online service providers who are most keen on learning more about us, not so much so that they can...


Privacy for ourselves but not for others doesn't make sense, but that doesn't stop us from wanting it. Read about how the privacy debate's...


If you must have the latest shows without paying for them, there are less legal ways to get them. But use them at your own risk.


There are now more than 2 billion people online building new communities and sharing information. And the bigger this group gets, the more...


The Internet crosses international and legal boundaries, which makes determining what's allowed difficult.


This infographic examines some of the online communication factors that can facilitate trolling and how users can tone down some of their...


Aaron Swartz's death shined a spotlight on the overall questions concerning the use and value of data, and the public's rights when it...


What are the key components of a free and open Internet? This infographic from freepress.net lays the groundwork.


The controversial and divisive CISPA, or Cybersecurity Bill, has privacy advocates and the tech lobby at war. Here is what you need to know.


As the public awareness of data breaches and their potential financial impact grows, governments are expanding legislative and regulatory...