Recent and archived articles by Robert Burnson
Twitch Interactive Inc, the livestreaming platform owned by Amazon.com Inc, sued anonymous trolls who flooded the site last month with pornography, violent content and copyrighted movies and television shows.
Apple Inc was sued by customers who claim the company is unlawfully disclosing and selling information about people’s iTunes purchases as well as their personal data.
Amazon.com Inc failed to dodge a lawsuit that accused it of trying to trick shoppers into thinking it was an authorised reseller of Williams-Sonoma products.
Lyft Inc was sued for allegedly refusing to pay US$9mil (RM37.6mil) for private arbitration for thousands of drivers who were blocked by the company from pursing claims in court that they are wrongly classified as independent contractors.
Facebook Inc touted itself as championing privacy four years ago when it decided to restrict outsider developers’ access to data about its users’ friends.
An online ad for a Facebook app that debuted in 2014 showed a man in a bar pointing his phone at women to zap away their clothes, leaving them wearing only bikinis.
Google agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to settle the claims of job applicants who said the company discriminated against them on the basis of age.
Facebook Inc is suing BlackBerry Ltd for patent infringement, escalating the legal battle between the two companies over protected technology.
Twitter Inc won a battle in the culture wars with a court ruling that upheld its decision to delete the accounts of a self-proclaimed “white advocate”.
Google failed to block a class-action lawsuit by rejected job applicants who accuse the search engine giant of systematically favouring younger candidates.