Tag Archives: Legal

Desperate Samsung hits Apple with more patent accusations

Samsung Logo The ongoing legal spat between Apple and Samsung shows no signs of abating as the Korean electronics firm swings the latest punch. The latest lawsuit between the sparring pair has been.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Samsung Galaxy smartphones banned in Europe

samsung-galaxy-s2 Samsung’s popular Galaxy smartphones have been effectively been banned in Europe, after court action by Apple. Apple claimed a number of patent violations, as well as that Samsung effectively copied the.. more
Posted in Android News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing, Smartphone News

Sony takes legal action against PS3 hackers

Sony has launched legal action against the hackers who recently cracked the security of the PlayStation 3 console. The company names over a hundred folks involved with the hacking group “fail0verflow”,.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo, PS3 News

Microsoft tracks down UK pirates

When a consumer buys a computer they assume that the operating system is legal, but it seems that may not always be the case and Microsoft has hired investigators to track down businesses that are selling computers with pirated software installed. As a result of.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

Premier League planning action over Ofcom plans

The decision by the media regulator Ofcom to make satellite provider Sky TV provide its premium sports channels at a lower wholesale price to its rivals, does not just effect BSkyB, it will also have an effect on the organisations running sports in the UK... more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

Spectrum sale bogged down by legal issues

The issue of radio frequencies is becoming a serious headache for the government and the regulator Ofcom in what would seem to be a straightforward plan to auction off the spare capacity in the spectrum, in order to provide better mobile broadband coverage. The problem.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Wi-Fi rules preventing network expansion

There could be a legal minefield ahead for all users of Wi-Fi enabled devices such as the iPhone, because of the regulations that are in place preventing unauthorised access to private Wi-Fi networks. The user of a Wi-Fi enabled device can use it anywhere and.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's, iPhone News

Ofcom in trouble over S Band

The UK telecom regulator Ofcom is being sued by the satellite services provider ICO Global Communications, in a disagreement over the EU’s decision to award rival satellite providers with the licences for the European satellite S Band. Ofcom has been implicated in the matter because.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

GCHQ has no plans to monitor the public

The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) is denying reports that it is preparing to proceed with plans to monitor all phone calls and internet usage. This follows a report in the Sunday Times which claimed that GCHQ is planning to create a database where all of.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Phorm launches website to put record straight

It may be under fire at the moment, but the targeted advertising firm Phorm is planning a fight back by launching a website to explain how the system monitors users’ internet activities and then offers targeted advertising related to the users’ surfing. The website, stopphoulplay.com,.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's