DOJ

AT&T

US Courts Just Greenlit AT&T’s Anti-Competitive Ambition for Decades to Come

AT&T’s $86 billion merger with Time Warner will result in higher rates and competition issues, but thanks to lobbying and weakened antitrust oversight, government can’t do a damn thing about it.
Karl Bode
2.26.19
merger mania

AT&T Jacks Up TV Prices Post Merger After Claiming That Wouldn’t Happen

AT&T once again highlights how megamerger promises tend to be entirely hollow
Karl Bode
7.5.18
leaking

How the New Suspected NSA Leaker Reality Winner Was Caught

From the characteristics of physical documents, to not using work computers, there’s plenty to learn from the recent bombshell leaking charge.
Joseph Cox
6.6.17
Playpen

DOJ, FBI Executives Approved Running a Child Porn Site

A court transcript shows that running Playpen as part of a child pornography sting was approved by the higher levels of each department.
Joseph Cox
5.29.17
crime

The Alleged NSA Thief Stole Information Impacting At Least Five US Agencies

On Wednesday, the Department of Justice indicted former NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin III with willful retention of national defense information.
Joseph Cox
2.8.17
Internet

Former Verizon Employee Pleads Guilty to Running Massive Phone Scamming Ring

He was part of a gang that hijacked customer accounts, and then used them to route expensive international calls.
Joseph Cox
12.13.16
Internet

DOJ: Microsoft Email Ruling Leaves Evidence Out of Authorities' Hands

In July, a court ruled that Microsoft did not have to hand over emails stored in Ireland. Now, the Justice Department wants the case to be reheard.
Joseph Cox
10.14.16
Media

FBI Agent Posing as Journalist to Deliver Malware to Suspect Was Fine, Says DOJ

A review of the controversial operation concludes FBI didn't break policy, but rules are stricter now.
Joseph Cox
9.15.16
crime

FBI Denies Making Dark Web Child Porn Site Run Faster

A defense lawyer had claimed that the FBI improved the performance of a dark web child pornography site during their operations.
Joseph Cox
9.2.16
Hacking

​Florida Man Arrested for Allegedly Hacking Key Linux Servers

He's charged with breaking into servers belonging to the Linux Kernel Organization and the Linux Foundation
Joseph Cox
9.2.16
Weed

This Court Decision Is a Win for Medical Marijuana and Innovation

The federal government can no longer prosecute state-compliant medical marijuana businesses.
Madison Margolin
8.18.16
News

Feds Approve $78B Charter-TWC Merger, Creating Broadband Colossus

Critics say the deal is anticompetitive and against the public interest.
Sam Gustin
4.25.16
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