Project Shield: Free Cyber-Security Protection for Political Campaigns

Project Shield: Free Cyber-Security Protection for Political Campaigns

Midterm elections are only a few weeks away, and legislatures in Washington intend to prevent the type of sophisticated cyber attacks and “highly targeted influence operations” that disrupted the 2016 presidential election. Currently, a Google-founded technology incubator, Jigsaw, is offering political campaigns a tool that can defend against a simpler cyber attack that could prove […]

What Oracle v. Google Decision Means for Copyright & Technology

What Oracle v. Google Decision Means for Copyright & Technology

This morning, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google’s use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict resurrecting a multi-billion dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp against Google. The dispute is […]

Google Faces Class-Action Discrimination Lawsuits

Google Faces Class-Action Discrimination Lawsuits

A class-action lawsuit is being brought against Google. Former engineer for the tech giant, James Damore is suing the company because he says they regularly discriminate against white men and conservatives. The engineer was fired from Google for writing a 10-page memo that suggested women were “neurotic” and underemployed with the tech giant for “biological” […]

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