Google’s Drug Money About To Get Divided Up Among Law Enforcement

Last August, the United States Department of Justice announced that Google would forfeit $500 million for allowing Canadian pharmacies to place ads through AdWords, targeting consumers in the U.S. This was deemed “unlawful importation of controlled and non-controlled prescription drugs…

Employer Facebook Password Requests To Get DOJ Investigation?

Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), who announced last week that he was drafting legislation to prohibit employers from demanding Facebook login information of prospective employees, has now teamed up with Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to asked the Department of Justice to look into…

AT&T Responds To DOJ Lawsuit, Denies Wrongdoing

Earlier this afternoon we brought you news that the U.S. Department of Justice had filed a lawsuit against AT&T. The complaint alleges that AT&T has overbilled for IP Relay calls. The calls, which are designed to allow hearing- and speech-impaired…

DOJ Sues AT&T For Overbilling Text-Based Communications For The Deaf

Update: AT&T has responded to the DOJ’s lawsuit. Here’s what they had do say: AT&T has followed the FCC’s rules for providing IP Relay services for disabled customers and for seeking reimbursement for those services. As the FCC is aware,…

Nortel Patent Sale Approved By Department of Justice

Last summer, telecom giant Nortel saw its over 20 year old patent collection go up for auction. The collection of technology consists of internet, communication, and various other networking patents. All and all, there are over 4,000 patents. The collection…

Justice Department Blocks Texas Voter ID Law

Today the Justice Department’s Civil Rights division on Monday objected to a new photo ID requirement for voters in Texas. The law was voted on by the people of Texas last year and requires all people who vote to have…

Will Google Put An End To Motorola Abuses?

This morning I reported on complaints lodged to European Union’s (EU) competition regulators by Microsoft against Motorola. The main gist of the article is that Motorola neglects to make its patent technologies available at a fair cost to other manufacturers…

Google’s Motorola Mobility Acquisition Approved By Justice Department

Earlier, we reported that Google had won approval from the European Commission for its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility. Now, the United States Department of Justice has granted its approval as well. Now things should start getting interesting. The…

Super Bowl Streaming Takes Hit After DoJ Shuts Down Sites

Were you hoping to catch the Super Bowl online via a sports streaming site? You’re out of luck then. TorrentFreak is reporting that that DoJ and ICE are back at it again in a new round of domain seizures. The…

Megaupload To Department of Justice: We Will Fight This

Downed cyberlocker site MegaUpload is pledging not to go gentle into that good night, as they say are trying to get up and running again. On Thursday, the Department of Justice shut down the site, accusing it of being an…