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  • Supreme Court: Violent Facebook posts not criminal

    A Pennsylvania man who posted violent rap lyrics and other comments on Facebook about his estranged wife, an FBI agent and nearby elementary schools is not guilty of making criminal threats, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided.

    Written by Grant Gross02 June 15 02:14
  • 2014: The year in quotes

    From rattled airline passengers who fear the coming of smartphones to jurors who don't know a smartphone from a tablet, here are some of the colorful quotes from IT news in 2014.

    Written by Nancy Weil17 Dec. 14 05:27
  • Lawyers ask US Supreme Court to limit mobile phone searches

    Police shouldn't be able to search suspects' mobile phones at the time of arrest because of the huge amounts of private information now stored on those devices, lawyers for two criminal defendants argued before U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross30 April 14 05:02
  • Supreme Court could limit software patents in Alice case

    A case before the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this week could have a huge impact on business-method and software patents, with some experts concerned that the court could put significant limits on what can be patented.

    Written by Grant Gross03 April 14 07:04
  • Supreme Cout justices question some software patents

    The U.S. Supreme Court could wipe out a whole swath of software and business-method patents if justices invalidate four electronic-trading patents, an attorney for patent-owner Alice said.

    Written by Grant Gross01 April 14 05:45