ACLU sues Clearview AI claiming the company’s tech crosses ethical bounds

The American Civil Liberties Union has accused Clearview AI’s biometric platform of creating a nightmare scenario that many have long feared. Read More

Deliveroo faces another legal action over an alleged unfair dismissal of deliver rider

The Australian food delivery rider had worked with Deliveroo for three years before his contract was terminated. Read More

Forescout files lawsuit against Advent for withdrawal of merger plans due to COVID-19

Advent says the pandemic has resulted in “material” changes at Forescout. The company disagrees. Read More

New Zealand introduces Bill to block violent extremist content

It would make the livestreaming of objectionable content a criminal offence, censorship calls would be made immediately, and take-down notices would be backed by law. Read More

Facebook to pay $52 million to former content moderators who suffered mental trauma

The settlement acknowledges that contractors were not protected from the violent content they were required to moderate. Read More

Google vs. Oracle: The next chapter

Google and Oracle’s Supreme Court case, which will determine billions of dollars of revenue and software programming’s future, has been delayed. And it may finally be decided on issues having nothing to with API copyrights. Read More

Tesla sues Alameda County for not allowing its factory to reopen

Elon Musk also threatened to move Tesla operations out of California and into Texas or Nevada. Read More

Former WeWork CEO Adam Neumann sues SoftBank over withdrawn tender offer

Neumann was set to reap the financial rewards of SoftBank’s rescue package. Read More

ICANN: We reject $1.1bn sale of .org registry to private equity firm

Transfer to a for-profit private equity firm would create “unacceptable uncertainty” for the registry. Read More

Google wants Australia to remove civil penalties from CLOUD Act-readying Bill

The search giant believes the imposition of a mandatory obligation to comply with an international production order is contrary to the purpose of the CLOUD Act. Read More