11/26/2012 - The EEOC has announced that the agency recovered a record amount of money for victims of discrimination in fiscal year 2012. The EEOC released the numbers as part of its first Performance and Accountability Report.
11/01/2012 - UAVs get closer to integration into domestic airspace. A police officer is suspended for using a stun gun on a child. USC uses its alert system to protect students after a Halloween night shooting. And more.
10/22/2012 - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases involving the use of dogs to sniff out narcotics. In the cases, the Court is determining whether dogs can be used to ferret out drugs inside a private residence and what credentials are necessary to prove that a drug dog is properly trained.
10/17/2012 - The U.K. blocks extradition of a hacker who breached U.S. military networks. The U.S. Department of Justice fights a lawsuit brought by a House committee over the Fast and Furious program. The EU demands that Google meet privacy standards.
09/28/2012 - A U.S. district court has refused to dismiss a case in which the plaintiff, a night club owner, argued that his “friends” lists from Facebook and MySpace are trade secrets under the law. The court ruled that the plaintiff took reasonable steps to protect the information in question.
08/27/2012 - An employee granted unrestricted access to his employer’s computer network cannot be found guilty under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) if he later steals information from his employer, another district court has ruled. The decision agrees with the Ninth Circuit but conflicts with the Fifth, Seventh, and Eleventh circuits.