Jonathan Stempel

Recent articles by Jonathan Stempel

Twitter's security fell short before hack targeting celebrities

Twitter's security fell short before hack targeting celebrities

Should lose its ability to self-regulate, report recommends.
Oct 15 2020 6:48AM
Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee

Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee

Accused of hacking computers and leaking proprietary data.
Sep 20 2020 8:52AM
Apple must face US shareholder lawsuit over CEO's iPhone, China comments

Apple must face US shareholder lawsuit over CEO's iPhone, China comments

Led to tens of billions of dollars in shareholder losses.
Jun 4 2020 6:14AM
Google faces US$5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private' internet use

Google faces US$5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private' internet use

Through browsers set in "private" mode.
Jun 3 2020 12:48PM
Apple to pay up to US$500m to settle US lawsuit over slow iPhones

Apple to pay up to US$500m to settle US lawsuit over slow iPhones

After accusations of it quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new models.
Mar 3 2020 6:30AM
Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

Claims thousands of apps may have misused customer data.
Jan 20 2020 12:51PM
Apple fails to end MacBook 'butterfly' keyboard class action

Apple fails to end MacBook 'butterfly' keyboard class action

Must face claims its troubleshooting program did not provide an "effective fix".
Dec 3 2019 1:44PM
US citizen living in Singapore charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions

US citizen living in Singapore charged with helping North Korea evade sanctions

Digital currency specialist arrested over alleged cryptocurrency and blockchain assistance.
Dec 2 2019 6:49AM
Facebook must face data breach class action on security, but not  damages: US judge

Facebook must face data breach class action on security, but not damages: US judge

But can seek better security at the social media company after a series of privacy lapses.
Nov 28 2019 7:02AM
Judge dismisses Uber lawsuit opposing New York City vehicle license caps

Judge dismisses Uber lawsuit opposing New York City vehicle license caps

First such cap by a major American city.
Nov 4 2019 12:43PM
Facebook sued for age, gender bias in financial services ads

Facebook sued for age, gender bias in financial services ads

Against older and female users.
Nov 4 2019 6:32AM
Google urges confidentiality protections in Texas-led antitrust probe

Google urges confidentiality protections in Texas-led antitrust probe

Targets consultants and critics aiding investigators.
Nov 1 2019 12:11PM
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

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