Apple’s first full year without Steve Jobs, the Samsung-Apple court case, SOPA and Microsoft Windows 8 were some of the biggest tech stories of 2012 according to our tech analyst Larry Magid.
An activist group looking to maintain free-flowing information on the Internet and protect it from what it sees as bad legislation was launched on Thursday.
Google’s U.S. lobbying bill more than tripled to $3.76 million in the fourth quarter as the Internet search leader fought proposed changes to online piracy laws and sought to influence a wide range of other issues that could affect its fortunes.
KCBS’ Technology Analyst says Silicon Valley really flexed its muscle to influence Congress’ postponing of voting on two controversial internet piracy bills.
KCBS’ Technology Analyst reports hacktivist group Anonymous is retaliating against the Department of Justice for their shutdown of megaupload.com, with some takedowns of their own.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at the impact of online protests of SOPA and PIPA.
As several prominent Internet companies held online protests Wednesday against anti-piracy legislation being considered by Congress, smaller San Francisco and Silicon Valley-based companies also held a live demonstration.
Wikipedia and several other websites have gone dark Wednesday, in what backers are calling the largest Internet protest ever.
CNET Editor at Large Brian Cooley said that several websites are protesting the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act, which is still being discussed in the Senate.
Some tech companies are fiercely lobbying against a bill that would hold them liable if users illegally post copyright-protected material to their sites.