A judge in California has issued a permanent injunction in the antitrust case involving Apple's mobile app payment policies and Epic Games. U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez-Rogers ruled that Apple must let developers direct customers to payment methods outside of the company's App Store.
The Data Protection Commission (DPC) has fined WhatsApp Ireland €225m for infringements of data protection rules.
Apple has lined up the first U.S. states to allow drivers to store their licenses within Apple Wallet, with Arizona and Georgia the first states to offer Apple Wallet functionality.
A number of changes coming to the Apple App Store, pending court approval, will resolve a class-action suit from US developers.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally found that Facebook’s merger with Giphy would be harmful to competition between social media platforms.
Ofcom has fined BT £42,500, after the company submitted incorrect information for Ofcom's 2019 Connected Nations report
Amazon has been issued with a fine of 746 million euros ($887 million) by a European privacy watchdog for breaching the bloc’s data protection laws.
Verizon and Huawei have reached a settlement in a patent litigation lawsuit. dating back to 2019 when Huawei said it approached Verizon about licensing some of its technologies. After nearly a year of negotiations, talks between the two companies broke down on January 21st, 2020, and Huawei went on to file multiple lawsuits....
A U.S. federal appeals court has Friday to hear Huawei's request to throw out a rule used to bar rural phone carriers on national security grounds from using government funds to purchase its equipment. The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Federal Communications Commission was fully within its power and competence to issue the rule barring “Universal Service Fund” subsidies recipients from buying equipment or services from companies deemed national security risks.
One of Canada’s leading internet advocates has submitted comments into the government’s consultation on the role of online intermediaries in combatting copyright infringement. In its submission, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) outlined a set of principles that would help policy-makers design a framework to ensure that internet service provider-level (ISP) website blocking would only be used as a measure of absolute last resort.
The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled to uphold Canada’s first-ever website blocking framework in the case of TekSavvy Solutions v. Bell Media Inc. et al. In 2019, a lower court granted a request by three television distributors affiliated with major telcos to order internet service providers (ISPs) to block access to online streaming services doing business as “GoldTV,” including sites associated with GoldTV.ca. In late March, the Federal Court of Appeal heard oral arguments in the case, including CIRA’s, and today affirmed the lower court’s decision.