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U.S. DoJ Investigating AT&T and Verizon Over Claims of Collusion

According to a new report from The New York Times, AT&T and Verizon are being actively investigated by the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) over a claims of collusion. Both telecoms, in addition to the G.S.M.A, a mobile standards-setting group, are being subject to an antitrust investigation over potential coordination to hinder customers from...

Apple vs Samsung Case Should Return to Lower Court: DoJ

In an amicus brief submitted on Samsung's behalf, the US Department of Justice has urged the Supreme Court to overturn an appeals court ruling that was in Apple's favour and return the Apple vs. Samsung patent case to trial, according to Reuters. The amicus brief was submitted on Wednesday as the Supreme Court had agreed...

Apple vs DoJ iPhone Encryption Battle Not Over in Brooklyn

Following the FBI's successful attempt to break Apple's encryption, the Department of Justice has asked for another two weeks to disclose whether or not they want to force Apple to open the seized iPhone in the New York drug case. Reuters has knowledge of a court filing submitted on Tuesday, which follows an earlier appeal...

DOJ Wants to Extract Data from a Dozen Other iPhones in the US

The iPhone 5c involved in the San Bernardino case isn't the only one the Justice Department wants Apple to open. There are another dozen or so iPhones in undisclosed cases around the country involved in legal disputes similar to the case that has been making headlines since last week, according to people familiar with the matter...

Feds Accuse Apple of Personally Attacking Antitrust Monitor

The US Department of Justice has responded to Apple’s formal letter filed with the court last week regarding the disqualification of the court-appointed lawyer who oversees the iPhone maker’s e-book pricing practices (via GigaOm). "Regrettably, it is now clear that Apple has chosen a campaign of character assassination over a culture of compliance. Apple could...

DOJ’s Proposed E-Book Remedies Are Biased In Amazon’s Favour, Says Apple

In response to DOJ's revised penalty proposal for Apple in the ebook price fixing case submitted on last Friday, Apple has asked the court to order the DOJ to withdraw its proposed remedies as they are clearly biased in Amazon's favour. According to AllThingsD, Apple's court filing calls DOJ's revised remedies a “broadside masquerading as a brief” and...