Ex-eBay Workers Sent Critics Live Roaches and a Mask of a Bloody Pig Face, U.S. Says

BOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Six eBay employees mounted a cyberstalking campaign — including sending boxes of live cockroaches and a Halloween mask of a bloody pig’s face — against a couple who ran an online e-commerce newsletter, according to charges filed by federal prosecutors on Monda..

Suit Claims Google’s Tracking Violates Federal Wiretap Law

OAKLAND, Calif. — Google violated federal wiretap laws when it continued to collect information about what users were doing on the internet without their permission even though they were browsing in so-called private browsing mode, according to a potential class-action lawsuit fi..

Lawsuit Says Trump’s Social Media Crackdown Violates Free Speech

OAKLAND, Calif. — President Trump’s crackdown on social media companies faced a new legal challenge on Tuesday, as a technology policy organization claimed in a lawsuit that he violated the companies’ right to free speech with his executive order aimed at curtailing their legal p..

A.C.L.U. Accuses Clearview AI of Privacy ‘Nightmare Scenario’

The American Civil Liberties Union on Thursday sued the facial recognition start-up Clearview AI, which claims to have helped hundreds of law enforcement agencies use online photos to solve crimes, accusing the company of “unlawful, privacy-destroying surveillance activities.”
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U.S. Is Said to Plan to File Antitrust Charges Against Google

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is planning to file antitrust charges against Google as early as this summer, said two people with knowledge of the situation, in what would be one of the biggest antitrust actions by the United States since the late 1990s.
The Justice Departme..

California Sues Uber and Lyft, Claiming Workers Are Misclassified

California Sues Uber and Lyft, Claiming Workers Are MisclassifiedThe ride-hailing companies are accused of defying a new state law that says gig workers should be treated as employees.
At least one million gig workers in California are affected by the law that the state says Uber..

Adam Neumann, WeWork’s Former Chief, Sues SoftBank

Adam Neumann, WeWork’s Former Chief, Sues SoftBankThe lawsuit accuses SoftBank of improperly backing out of an offer to buy shares held by Mr. Neumann, employees and other investors.
Adam Neumann’s lawsuit claims that SoftBank “was secretly taking actions to undermine” the deal.C..