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Microsoft steps up legal pressure against Windows 10 pirates

Microsoft last week filed the fifth lawsuit in as many months accusing unidentified individuals with illegally activating more than 1,000 copies of Windows and Office.

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Telcos should only retain metadata to fight serious crime, EU judge says

Governments may order telcos to retain customer data, but only to fight serious crime, a top European Union judge has advised.

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Using compliance as a tool for change

Our manager leverages gaps in security compliance to enhance the security program.

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Rep. Pascrell's H-1B bill is a message to Democrats

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) introduced an H-1B reform bill that, he said, has little chance of being enacted this year. He said he proposed the bill to make the case for reform of the controversial visa.

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Trump would be a 'disaster for innovation,' say Silicon Valley execs

A group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, company founders, engineers and investors have signed an open letter regarding Donald Trump. The gist: the don't like him and think he would be a disaster for the business of innovation.

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Privacy Shield transatlantic data sharing agreement enters effect

After months of uncertainty, businesses once again have a simple, legal way to export the personal information of European Union citizens to the U.S. for processing.

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Clinton: It's 'heartbreaking' when IT workers must train H-1B replacements

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday criticized the replacement of U.S. IT workers by foreign labor but did not offer a plan to fix it.

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After 12 years seeking H-1B reform, Rep. Pascrell tries again

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.) has been pushing for H-1B reform for a dozen years. He's still at it.

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FBI faults Clinton's personal email system, but doesn't recommend prosecution

Hillary Clinton was "extremely careless" in her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, but the FBI isn't recommending any charges be brought against her for mishandling classified information.

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Tesla's autopilot is being investigated after a fatal crash

Federal regulators are investigating Tesla's autopilot feature after a fatal crash involving a tractor trailer and one of its Model S cars.

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Clinton wants to ‘staple’ green cards on STEM grads' diplomas

Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, wants the U.S. to "staple" green cards to the diplomas of foreign students who earn master's or Ph.D. degrees in STEM fields.

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Lavabit founder confirms feds' Snowden spy efforts led to encrypted email service shutdown

Lavabit founder Ladar Levison last week confirmed that he shuttered his encrypted email service in 2013 because of the federal government's pursuit of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

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Customer wins $10K judgment from Microsoft over unauthorized Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft last month paid a California travel agent $10,000 after she won a judgment in small claims court over an unauthorized upgrade to Windows 10 crippled her PC.

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Why the UK's vote to leave the EU will have little effect on its data protection rules

U.K. businesses hoping for more relaxed data protection rules in the wake of the referendum vote will have to wait -- perhaps for a very long while.

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Microsoft: Government's data gag order practices worse than first thought

Microsoft has significantly upped the tally of U.S. government gag orders slapped on demands for customer information.

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Amazon hit with two more fines over hazardous chemical shipments

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has proposed fining Amazon $130,000 for shipping or attempting to ship hazardous goods by air in 2014.

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A 'Brexit' may have a sunny side for tech

Ahead of Thursday's vote on whether the U.K. should break with the European Union, tech leaders saw advantages either way.

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EU court has Intel inside, appealing $1.4 billion antitrust fine

Intel is still contesting a €1.06 billion (then US$1.4 billion) antitrust fine from the European Commission, which in May 2009 found it had abused its dominant position in the market for x86 processors.

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