Displaying items by tag: US Department of Justice

Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is back in Shenzhen after she was freed on Friday under a deferred prosecution agreement drafted by the US.

Published in Government Tech Policy

An intrusion campaign which targets monitoring software from the French company CENTREON has been reported to have breached several French institutions between late 2017 and 2020. The systems that were hit were running CentOS, a free version of Red Hat's Enterprise Linux distribution.

Published in Security

Search behemoth Google may have another challenge on its hands next month, with a group of US states, both Republican and Democrat-run, planning a second anti-trust suit against the company.

Published in Technology Regulation

The anti-trust suit filed by the US against Google in October is unlikely to make any progress, judging by the kind of people whom US president-elect Joe Biden is taking onboard as part of his transition team and also in technology roles.

Published in Open Sauce

A cryptocurrency stash worth nearly US$1 billion (A$1.37 billion) has been seized by American federal authorities on Tuesday and court action has been launched seeking forfeiture of the cache.

Published in Security

An appeals court in the US has dismissed a request from the Department of Justice that it be allowed to institute an immediate ban on Apple and Google offering the WeChat app for download in their respective mobile app stores.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Search giant Google may soon face anti-trust suits both in the US and China, with Reuters reporting that the US Department of Justice is trying to persuade the attorneys general in states to sign up.

Published in Technology Regulation

With news suggesting that it may soon be hit with an anti-trust suit by the US Department of Justice, Google has come out firing again at the start of another week against the media code of conduct proposed in Australia, this time calling it unfair.

Published in Open Sauce

The US Government has filed a case against whistleblower Edward Snowden for publishing a book without first submitting it to the CIA and NSA for approval as required by non-disclosure agreements he signed with the two agencies while employed by them.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Software giant Microsoft has paid US$25 million to the US Government to settle investigations into bribery by its Hungarian operations, with the company entering into a non-prosecution agreement with the US Department of Justice and a cease-and-desist order with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 05 July 2019 09:17

US charges four men with H-1B visa fraud

Four men of Indian origin, three of whom ran two IT staffing companies in the US, have been charged with committing H-1B visa fraud by bringing job-seekers in on false claims that they had secured positions with companies in the country.

Published in Outsourcing

The backing of the US Federal Communications Commission's chair for a merger of wireless companies does not seem to be enough to push it over the line, with 10 state attorneys-general filing a case opposing the merger between the American companies T-Mobile and Sprint.

WikiLeaks publisher and founder Julian Assange has been hit with 17 new charges under the US Espionage Act over his alleged role in leaking documents from former US intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in 2010, according to the US Department of Justice.

Published in Strategy

Hours after his arrest, the US has unveiled an indictment against WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange, seeking his extradition to face charges of computer hacking and being involved in a compromise of classified information.

Published in Strategy

Only three of the major cloud providers — AWS, Alibaba and Microsoft — will remain in the market after a few years, with AWS continuing to dominate during 2019, a veteran technology journalist says in his annual tech predictions.

Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 10:00

US hits Huawei with criminal, fraud charges

Chinese telecommunications equipment provider Huawei Technologies has been hit with criminal charges, among others, by the US, with the indictments being unveiled on Monday, the first day of work after a government shutdown, and just a couple of days before the US and China resume talks on a trade dispute.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Six diplomatic staff at the Ecuador embassy in London have been issued subpoenas by the US Department of Justice, which wants to question them in the wake of a story published by The Guardian claiming that former Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort, visited WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange.

Published in Strategy
Saturday, 17 November 2018 15:52

Group seeks details of Assange charges after leak

American journalists' grouping Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has filed a motion in the eastern district of Virginia to unseal the US Government's criminal charges against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 16 November 2018 10:57

US confident of putting Assange on trial: report

The US Justice Department is getting ready to prosecute WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange and is increasingly confident that it will be able to extradite him to the country so that he can be questioned in an American court.

Published in Strategy
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