Google Inc. said it didn’t pay people to write about Oracle Corp.’s lawsuit against it over Android software, although nonprofits, universities and trade groups receiving Google money have commented on the case.
A presidential advisory panel on government surveillance recommended satisfying a demand of Internet companies such as Yahoo! Inc. and Facebook Inc. while putting new burdens on telecommunications providers to retain data for future snooping.
Government spying on Internet and telephone communications would be allowed to proceed with new limits on the broad collection and storage of the data, under recommendations by a White House advisory panel.
The U.S. Supreme Court for the first time limited police power to track people using GPS devices, ruling in a case that will shape the privacy rights Americans should expect from a new generation of wireless electronics.
There’s a tie that binds the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s separate probes of SAC Capital Advisors LP founder Steven A. Cohen and Fabrice Tourre, the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. vice president.