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FBI Investigating DCCC Hack The Federal Bureau of Investigation looks into a hack of the fundraising Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC). The rumors are that the cyber attack may be related to an earlier Facebook Investigated in the US over Unpaid Tax The tech giant could be liable to pay from $3bn to $5bn in extra tax in the United States following the investigation by the tax agency into the way Facebook transferred assets Facebook Ordered to Refund In-App Purchases A California court has decided that the social network must provide refunds for purchases made in apps and games by children without their parents’ permission. Now hundreds of thousands of people Russian Hackers Accused of Democratic National Committee Leak The Obama administration believes that Russian hackers successfully infiltrated the data networks of the Democratic National Committee, although they are not sure that the Russian government is responsible for the attack. US Judge Said Bitcoin Was Not Real Money In the court case, where a defendant was accused of illegally transmitting and laundering $1,500 worth of Bitcoins to undercover agents who intended to use them to buy stolen Russian Court Ordered ISPs to Block News Site for Copying News Blockade of torrent and streaming services is nothing new in many countries, but it seems that the practice is currently extending to other areas. Russian news site Gazeta (“Gazette”) filed a complaint Movie Studio Accused MegaUpload Founder of Asset Freeze Breach 20th Century Fox has accused MegaUpload owner of breaching a freeze on his assets that had been imposed after the infamous raid in 2012. The movie studio claimed in the New Zealand High Court that Kim Dotcom took a Italian Court Found MegaVideo Liable for TV Piracy Although MegaUpload and its founder Kim Dotcom have been intensively discussed in the media over the past few years, not everyone knows that Dotcom also had other successful French Court Sided with Search Engines over Torrent-Related Searches The French court decided that Google and Bing don’t have to automatically filter "torrent" related searches to curb piracy. In the case filed by the local music industry group SNEP, the court decided that IsoHunt Founder Settled with Copyright Owners for $66m The iconic torrent site IsoHunt has spent the past decade in courts, and now it finally settled its last remaining legal dispute. The founder of the defunct search engine has eventually agreed to pay
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