Jonathan Stempel

Recent articles by Jonathan Stempel

Uber sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

Uber sued over resistance to California 'gig' employment law

Despite law not yet being enacted.
Sep 13 2019 12:52PM
US judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed

US judge lets Facebook privacy class action proceed

Calls company's views on privacy "so wrong."
Sep 10 2019 12:40PM
Microsoft's LinkedIn loses appeal over scraping of user profiles

Microsoft's LinkedIn loses appeal over scraping of user profiles

New precedent for access to publicly visible information.
Sep 10 2019 6:45AM
Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action

Facebook loses facial recognition appeal, must face privacy class action

Lawsuit claims it illegally collected and stored biometric data on millions without consent.
Aug 9 2019 6:32AM
College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty

College student who sought Trump tax returns in cyber 'prank' to plead guilty

Tried to obtain tax returns through a computer lab.
Aug 7 2019 6:40AM
US appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing

US appeals court voids Google 'cookie' privacy settlement that paid users nothing

Class-action settlement meant to resolve privacy invasion claims struck down.
Aug 7 2019 6:40AM
Man can sue over arrest for parody Facebook page mocking police: US court

Man can sue over arrest for parody Facebook page mocking police: US court

Decision on Ohio man acquitted in 2016 of felony after creating a parody.
Jul 30 2019 6:59AM
Facebook ordered to turn over data privacy records

Facebook ordered to turn over data privacy records

After data for 87m users accessed by Cambridge Analytica.
Jun 3 2019 12:57PM
Yahoo strikes US$117.5 million data breach settlement after earlier accord rejected

Yahoo strikes US$117.5 million data breach settlement after earlier accord rejected

Largest data breach in history.
Apr 10 2019 6:32AM
US calls 'OneCoin' huge pyramid scheme, charges leaders

US calls 'OneCoin' huge pyramid scheme, charges leaders

Authorities announce criminal charges.
Mar 11 2019 6:25AM
Netflix sued by Satanic Temple - for copyright abuse

Netflix sued by Satanic Temple - for copyright abuse

Goat-headed deity sparks wrath of the lawyers
Nov 9 2018 10:35AM
Data breach victims can sue Yahoo in the US

Data breach victims can sue Yahoo in the US

Dismissal attempts rejected.
Mar 13 2018 6:48AM
Lawsuits start to pile up against Equifax over breach

Lawsuits start to pile up against Equifax over breach

More expected.
Sep 11 2017 6:46AM
Yahoo ordered to face litigation by data breach victims

Yahoo ordered to face litigation by data breach victims

Bid to quash lawsuit nixed.
Sep 4 2017 6:40AM
Apple fails to kill lawsuit claiming it 'broke' FaceTime

Apple fails to kill lawsuit claiming it 'broke' FaceTime

Judge says class actions can go ahead.
Aug 1 2017 6:44AM
Ashley Madison parent in $14.3m settlement over data breach

Ashley Madison parent in $14.3m settlement over data breach

But denies wrongdoing.
Jul 17 2017 6:49AM
Intel, John McAfee settle lawsuit over use of his name

Intel, John McAfee settle lawsuit over use of his name

Founder can use name for non-security offerings.
Jul 6 2017 11:17AM
Facebook caught in Merck URL mixup

Facebook caught in Merck URL mixup

Hands admin rights to the wrong Merck.
Nov 29 2011 9:03AM
Google spurns Oracle $2.2bn Android damage claim

Google spurns Oracle $2.2bn Android damage claim

Java case stalls on figure.
Sep 23 2011 7:38AM
MP3tunes wins end to part of EMI copyright case

MP3tunes wins end to part of EMI copyright case

Entitled to safe harbor protection.
Aug 24 2011 6:56AM

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