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Microsoft to drop lawsuit after U.S. government revises data request rules

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Category: IT

Microsoft Corp said it will drop a lawsuit against the U.S. government after the Department of Justice (DOJ) changed data request rules on alerting internet users about agencies accessing their information. The new policy limits the use of secrecy orders and calls for such orders to be issued for defined periods, Microsoft Chief Legal Officer […]

Source: Reuters

Published: November 18, 2017


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Sonitor Technologies Wins Patent Dispute With CenTrak

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Category: Health

Sonitor Technologies, a global leader in indoor, ultrasound-based positioning technologies today announced that is has won its patent dispute with CenTrak. In a decision dated August 30, 2017, the United States District Court in Delaware ruled that Sonitor does not infringe CenTrak’s U.S. Patent No. 8,604,909, and that CenTrak’s patent is invalid. CenTrak had sued […]

Source: NTB Info

Published: November 18, 2017


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Event Summary: An Interactive Panel Discussion with the FBI

Category: AmCham News

Hosted by law firm Selmer at their spectacular Tjuvholmen offices, AmCham business leaders and partners enjoyed an interactive session with three agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, discussing preventative security measures, corruption and corporate safeguarding. FBI Analyst Deni Popovski, Supervisory Special Agent Marcie Soligo, and Supervisory Special Agent George McEachern shared their vast experience […]

Source: AmCham

Published: November 18, 2017


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DESI report: Norway #2 on digitalization in Europe

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Category: Education / Research

Norway retains top two spot in 2017 EU ranking. According to the EUs 2017 Digital Economy and Society Index (DESI), Norway has the second most advanced digital economy in Europe, only beaten by neighboring Denmark. Norway also placed second in 2016. – Digitization is a top priority for the Norwegian government, says Trond Helge Bårdsen, ICT […]

Source: Norway.no

Published: November 18, 2017


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Court ruling stands: US has no right to seize data from world’s servers

Category: Business and Investment News

Outcome means hot-button privacy topic could reach US Supreme Court. An evenly split federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that it won’t revisit its July decision that allowed Microsoft to squash a US court warrant for e-mail stored on its servers in Dublin, Ireland. The 4-4 vote by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals sets […]

Source: Ars Technica

Published: November 18, 2017


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