DOJ antitrust case against Google may not go to trial until 2023

  • December 18, 2020
It seems Google will have a dark cloud of antitrust charges hanging over it for a few years at least. At a status hearing on Friday, US District Judge Amit Mehta said the Department of Justice’s antitrust lawsuit against the company probably won’t go…

Justice Department sues Facebook over H-1B hiring practices

  • December 3, 2020
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Facebook over its hiring practices for foreign workers. In court documents first reported by The Wall Street Journal, the Justice Department alleges that Facebook “inadequately advertised at least…

Former Uber security chief arrested for covering up 2016 hack

  • August 20, 2020
Federal prosecutors have charged Uber’s former security chief, Joseph Sullivan, with obstruction of justice for attempting to hide the company’s 2016 data breach from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The hack exposed the email addresses and phone…

DOJ accuses WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange of recruiting hackers

  • June 25, 2020
The Justice Department is levelling more accusations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange — though not new charges. Officials have filed a superseding indictment against Assange that maintains the earlier 18 counts of computer intrusion and Espio…