The Justice Department will reexamine rules that require music publishers to license their song catalogs to everyone on a more or less equal basis.
The Justice Department filed a 117-page brief in an appeal over its antitrust claims against Apple’s ebook policies. Meanwhile, it has little to say about Amazon, which appears more powerful than ever.
eBay is the latest Silicon Valley company to agree to settle antitrust charges related to secret anti-poaching pacts that limited employees’ opportunities to change jobs.
Dish is getting ready to launch its online TV service this summer, thanks in part to regulatory conditions put in place when Comcast and NBC Universal merged in 2011.
Something is wrong when publishers — and likely Apple — are paying consumers to go shopping at Amazon. Here’s the latest from an ebook investigation that jumped the shark some time ago.
Everyone is talking about “regulatory hurdles” standing in the way of Comcast buying its biggest rival. Here’s why the company thinks the legal issues aren’t a problem — plus an easy-to-follow explanation of how the process works.
New documents from the Justice Department suggest the Megaupload founder waged a cynical campaign to rat out rivals for copyright infringement even as his own service got rich off the same practices.
Law enforcement officials boosted Bitcoin’s legitimacy, testifying in the US Senate that existing regulations are enough to control those who misuse the currency. Meanwhile, Bitcoin shot up to new record highs (though some worry of a short squeeze).
Tech companies want to disclose the number of surveillance requests they receive. The government is opposing the companies in court but everything is on hold because the government shut down most of the Justice Department.
Matt Yglesias tries to argue that if antitrust authorities hadn’t stepped in, Microsoft would have prevented both Google and Apple from becoming as successful as they did — but this stretches credulity to the breaking point.