PUBG Mobile Ban: Nepal’s Supreme Court Orders Govt Not To Ban PUBG as it is Freedom of Expression

The Supreme Court of Nepal has issued an interim order to Government for not to ban the popular online game, PUBG Mobile. Nepal Telecommunications Authority had on April 11, directed all internet service providers of the country to block internet traffic originating from PUBG servers. Justice Ishwar Prasad Khatiwada personally sought out details on PUBG … Read more

China court grants Qualcomm injunction against Apple, banning sale of some iPhones

China court bans import, sale of nearly all iPhone models   15 Hours Ago | 06:45 A court in China has granted Qualcomm an injunction against Apple. The court has banned the import and sale of nearly all iPhone models in China, according to a statement Monday from Qualcomm. Apple is already disputing the scope of … Read more

WhatsApp, Centre Get Supreme Court Notice Over Payment Service

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the Centre and messaging service provider WhatsAppafter a plea sought direction to restrain the app from proceeding with its payments systems unless it fully complies with RBI’s provisions. A bench of Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman and Justice Indu Malhotra sought response from WhatsApp, Law and Justice Ministry, Finance … Read more

Facebook Bids to Keep Data Privacy Case From EU’s Top Court

Facebook bid on Monday to block referral of a landmark privacy case to Europe’s top court by requesting a last-ditch appeal, seeking to avoid a potential ban on the legal instrument it uses to transfer users’ data to the United States. The case, taken in Ireland by privacy activist Max Schrems, is the latest to question … Read more

US Supreme Court Dismisses ‘Abstract’ Software Patent

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday tossed out an Australian company’s patent for business software in a decision that clarifies standards for awarding patents, but not as much as some firms had hoped. In a case closely watched by technology companies, justices ruled unanimously that the government should not have issued a patent to Alice Corp. … Read more

Disputed DNA analysis software’s code open for inspection after court order

If you’re going to convict or acquit based on evidence provided by a piece of software, you’d better be damn sure that software is reliable. One such program, a DNA analysis tool used in more than a thousand cases, has been called unreliable by critics — and a federal judge has just ordered that its code be opened … Read more

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world’s top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung’s appeal of a lower court ruling that reinstated a jury award of about $120 million (roughly Rs. 776 crores) in favour of Apple. The justices left in place a 2016 ruling by the US … Read more

Sex Offenders Cannot Be Barred From Social Media, Top US Court Says

The US Supreme Court unanimously struck down Monday a North Carolina law that barred registered sex offenders from using social media. The suit in the nation’s highest court goes back to a seemingly harmless event in April 2010, when a man named Lester Packingham learned that authorities had dropped court proceedings stemming from a traffic … Read more

WhatsApp Privacy Policy Case Referred to Constitution Bench by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Wednesday referred social media platform WhatsApp’s privacy policy matter to a Constitution bench which will hear the issue on April 18. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said the parties should appear before the Constitution bench and formulate issues to be taken up for the … Read more