Tag: court

“Officials Will Be Jailed”: Top Court On ‘Arrests’ Under Scrapped IT Law

NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court today strongly criticised the government for not preventing arrests under a scrapped section of a law that deals with cybercrime and e-commerce. It…

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…

Exchanges, crypto startups hold their breath ahead of Supreme Court hearing

It was December 2017, and there was a mad rush for Bitcoins. Prices of the cryptocurrency touched a high of $20,000 in the global market, and Indian crypto…

US Top Court Lets States Force Online Retailers to Collect Sales Tax

States may force online retailers to collect potentially billions of dollars in sales taxes, the US Supreme Court said in a major ruling on Thursday that undercut an advantage…

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…

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…

Pakistan court likely to give verdict in Benazir killing case

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan may today deliver its verdict in a decade-old-case involving the gruesome assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto. Former two-time premier Bhutto was…

Google Must Block Some Search Results Globally, Rules Canada’s Top Court

Canadian courts can force Internet search leader Google to remove results worldwide, the country’s top court ruled on Wednesday, drawing criticism from civil liberties groups arguing such a move sets…

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…

Google wins long US court battle on book-scanning (Update)

Google’s massive book-scanning project cleared its final legal hurdle Monday as the US Supreme Court denied an appeal contending it violates copyright law. The top US court denied…