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Oracle settles shareholders’ cloud claims for $17.5 million

Oracle settles shareholders' cloud claims for $17.5 million

The Oracle logo is shown on an office building in Irvine, California, US June 28, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Lawsuit filed in 2018 took aim at company’s statements about its cloud computing business Oracle did not admit to the allegations (Reuters) – Oracle Corp has agreed to …

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Internet providers end challenge to California net neutrality law

Internet providers end challenge to California net neutrality law

WASHINGTON, May 4 (Reuters) – The US broadband industry ended late on Wednesday its legal challenge to California’s landmark net neutrality law, which seeks to protect the open internet. A group of industry associations that represents major internet providers, such as AT&T Inc (TN), Verizon Communications (VZ.N), Comcast Corp (CMCSA.O) and others, dismissed their 2018 …

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Preserving and collecting mobile device data

Preserving and collecting mobile device data

June 30, 2022 – Mobile devices are ubiquitous, and so is their use to transmit and store information that could relate to litigation or investigations. Yet mobile device data is frequently overlooked by litigants, in part because many attorneys have a limited understanding of how to treat it in discovery. This article provides a short …

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Exclusive: Google, Facebook, Twitter to tackle deepfakes or risk EU fines – document

Exclusive: Google, Facebook, Twitter to tackle deepfakes or risk EU fines - document

BRUSSELS, June 13 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc unites Google (GOOGL.O), Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc(TWTR.N) and other tech companies will have to take measures to counter deepfakes and fake accounts on their platforms or risk hefty fines under an updated European Union code of practice, according to an EU document seen by Reuters. The European Commission …

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US joins 55 nations to set new global rules for the internet

US joins 55 nations to set new global rules for the internet

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – The United States and 55 other nations on Thursday signed a political commitment to push rules for the internet that are underpinned by democratic values, at a time when the US has accused Russia of wielding internet disruptions as apart of its escalating attacks on Ukraine. The commitment, called the …

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Are internet companies ‘common carriers’ of content? Courts diverge on key question

Are internet companies 'common carriers' of content?  Courts diverge on key question

Law Related documents (Reuters) – (NOTE: After this story was originally published, the US Supreme Court agreedto temporarily block enforcement of Texas’ law prohibiting social media giants from moderating content based on users’ viewpoints. In a dissent, Justice Samuel Alito, joined by Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch, hinted that the common carriage issue will …

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