Report: DOJ pursuing criminal charges versus Huawei for theft of tech

Report: DOJ pursuing criminal charges versus Huawei for theft of tech

Enlarge / A Seattle jury found Huawei liable in a civil lawsuit brought by T-Mobile for theft of robotic tech. Now the DOJ is ready to file criminal charges. In the wake of a civil lawsuit by T-Mobile and other telecommunications companies against the Chinese networking and telecommunications company Huawei, the US Department of Justice…
“This isn’t like shipping white wine”– Defense Dispersed v. Grewal has its day in court

“This isn’t like shipping white wine”– Defense Dispersed v. Grewal has...

Enlarge / Defense Distributed was looking forward to this day enough that it produced a movie-like trailer. (Srsly) AUSTIN, Texas—“I see nuances that require more thought,” US District Judge Robert Pitman told the assembled attorneys and small crowd of onlookers (new Defense Distributed Director Paloma Heindorff included). “All presentations have been of great use, and…
T-Mobile CEO, officers remain at Trump hotel while lobbying Trump administration

T-Mobile CEO, officers remain at Trump hotel while lobbying Trump administration

Enlarge / Entrance to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC. T-Mobile's CEO and other executives have repeatedly stayed at President Trump's hotel in Washington, DC while lobbying the Trump administration for approval of T-Mobile's proposed acquisition of Sprint, according to a Washington Post story published today. The Post's investigation is titled, "T-Mobile announced a merger…
EPA at a 30- year low for referring contamination cases for prosecution

EPA at a 30- year low for referring contamination cases for...

Enlarge / Acting Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency EPA Andrew Wheeler listens as President Donald J. Trump leads a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House on July 18, 2018, in Washington, DC. Polluters likely had a good year in 2018. According to numbers from advocacy group Public Employees…
New federal guidelines would let drones fly at night and over crowds

New federal guidelines would let drones fly at night and over...

Enlarge / A drone is flown during a property inspection following Hurricane Harvey in Houston in 2017. The Federal Aviation Administration proposed Monday to relax rules governing commercial drone operations. Since 2016, the FAA has allowed the commercial operation of unmanned aerial vehicles weighing less than 55 pounds under certain limited circumstances. New rules proposed…
Feds requiring mass finger print opens is an “abuse of power,” judge guidelines

Feds requiring mass finger print opens is an “abuse of power,”...

Enlarge / An employee demonstrates fingerprint security software on a smartphone at the MasterCard Inc. stand at the Mobile World Congress in this arranged photograph in Barcelona, Spain, on Wednesday, February 24, 2016. According to a new ruling issued last week by a federal magistrate in Oakland, California, the government can't get a warrant granting…
Bird to Boing Boing: We’re sorry about sending you a legal-demand letter

Bird to Boing Boing: We’re sorry about sending you a legal-demand...

Enlarge / Bird Rides Inc. shared electric scooters sit parked in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Bird, an electric-scooter company, has now apologized to Boing Boing writer Cory Doctorow for making a recent legal demand over linking to personal "conversion kits" that enable the removal of Bird’s proprietary hardware from a seized…
As the United States nuclear fleet ages, one laboratory group wishes to offer it a 2nd wind

As the United States nuclear fleet ages, one laboratory group wishes...

Enlarge / The Watts Bar nuclear power plant in Tennessee. Nuclear power provides roughly 20 percent of the United States' electricity and about half of its low-carbon electricity. Whether you think nuclear power is a good or a bad thing, the fact is that the existing nuclear power fleet contributes a significant amount of energy to…
After damaged guarantee, AT&T states it’ll stop offering phone area information

After damaged guarantee, AT&T states it’ll stop offering phone area information

Getty Images | Witthaya Prasongsin Mobile carriers are again promising to stop selling your phone location data to other companies—this time for real. The four major carriers pledged to stop selling customer location data to third-party data brokers in June 2018, but a Motherboard investigation published this week found that T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T were…
“Ghost weapons,” minor sex, and the First Modification: Defense Dispersed’s legal legend

“Ghost weapons,” minor sex, and the First Modification: Defense Dispersed’s legal...

Enlarge / DefDist's Paloma Heindorff holds up the letter from the Department of State that started it all. Defense Distributed Plenty has happened since Ars last took a moment to outline the legal mishegas involving Defense Distributed, its founder Cody Wilson, and the future of 3D-printed guns. After a surprising settlement with the Department of…
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