Amazon demands Trump testify about the JEDI contract

Amazon is attempting to depose President Donald Trump and others over the US government’s award the $10-billion dollar JEDI cloud to Microsoft Azure over AWS. Read More

Huawei takes Verizon to court for alleged patent infringement

The Chinese company claims it was the last resort following lengthy negotiations with Verizon. Read More

Irish watchdog launches Google, Tinder GDPR data processing probe

The companies’ roles as data controllers are being examined in depth. Read More

Data Windows 10 1909 sends to Microsoft can be totally shut off, but doing so is risky

Tests suggest Microsoft is letting enterprise customers completely shut off Windows 10 telemetry data collection. Read More

Apple’s defense of iPhone Lightning fails: Standard charger law due by summer 2020

European lawmakers have ignored Apple’s arguments against a common mobile charger. Read More

Robocall block: Now US wants to fine man $12.9m for making ‘harmful’ robocalls

The man made thousands of calls to US households in the hope of boosting the profile of his podcast. Read More

Optus hit with Australia’s biggest spamming fine

Singtel-owned telco cops second biggest infringement notice ever paid to ACMA. Read More

Blocking robocalls: Now US-based VoIP ‘gateway carriers’ hit by DoJ lawsuits

Calls from India are routed through US-based VoIP carriers to spoof US numbers and defraud consumers. Read More

Home Affairs report reveals deeper problems with Australia’s encryption laws

The first seven months of Australia’s controversial encryption laws didn’t see an explosion of decryptions. Worry instead about the cops bypassing judges to get their interception warrants approved. Read More

ACMA takes Red Telecom to court for allegedly failing to comply with TIO orders

The ACMA is seeking penalties of up to AU$10 million for each contravention. Read More