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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House on Monday agreed to a 10-month extension of three key law enforcement powers in the fight against terrorism that some privacy advocates from both the right and left regard as infringements on civil liberties. The House...
Tags: Politics, National Security, Texas, Justice System, White House
Opinion L.A.The Times' Richard Verrier offered a compelling piece today about online piracy's effect on indie filmmakers, noting how Greg Carter's "A Gangland Love Story" (an updated take on "Romeo and Juliet" with rival black and Latino gangs) had found its way onto...
Company TownMaybe lawmakers had just read the news that 25% of the new Harry Potter movie had leaked out on the Internet: Hollywood's efforts to curb the spread of online piracy just got a boost in Washington. The Senate Judiciary Committee......
Opinion L.A.Numerous tech advocacy groups have railed against S 3804, the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act, for proposing to give the Justice Department the power to seize domain names from sites around the globe that are "dedicated to infringing...
Opinion L.A.On the final day* of our piracy Dust-Up, Harold Feld, legal director of Public Knowledge, and Andrew Keen, advisor to Arts and Labs, discuss the impact of illegal downloading on the economy and the arts through the lens of copyright......
Opinion L.A.U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith this week asked the Department of Justice to sue Utah over a new law that allows illegal immigrants to work in the state. The rule also grants police more powers to check the immigration status of......
L.A. Times Tech BlogSkeptical lawmakers on Wednesday interrogated the chief executives of AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile USA about their proposed merger, raising concerns that the $39-billion deal would increase prices for wireless consumers by creating a market dominated by two...
Company TownSenate Judiciary Committee leaders on Thursday introduced a bill that aims to crack down on rogue websites dedicated to the sale of counterfeit movies and television shows, which has been a major source of grief for Hollywood studios and unions....
L.A. Times Tech BlogA bipartisan group of Senate heavyweights, including Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), on Thursday renewed its effort to stop Internet piracy by introducing a revised version of legislation it was unable to push into law last year....
Associated PressDemocrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
Tags: Barack Obama, Jerry Moran, Harry Reid, Government, Primaries
The Swampby James Oliphant and David E. Savage and updated at 5 pm. Sonia Sotomayor completed an unlikely and historic journey today, one that began with her birth in a Bronx, New York, housing project 55 years ago and culminated in......
Tags: Barack Obama, Politics, Sonia Sotomayor, Government, Fires
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