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Edward Snowden Email Service Shut Down Amid Pressure From Secret Court
2013-08-09 10:01:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Former NSA employee turned whistleblower Edward Snowden made headlines when he leaked documents detailing the American government’s surveillance programs. Now the email service that Snowden used to privately communicate with human rights workers and lawyers has shut down amid pressure from a secret US court. The email client, Lavabit, claimed that the decision to shut the service down is confounded by the fact that the site is...

2013-07-02 23:22:37

Did Colorado Federal Court Knowingly Allow Violation of Citizens' Rights to Privacy, Asks A Just Cause (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 A Just Cause continues to investigate a federal case in Colorado that involved six Colorado business executives who were convicted of mail and wire fraud charges in 2011. The six executives, who represented themselves pro se, have maintained their innocence throughout. The six executives (Kendrick Barnes, Gary L. Walker, Demetrius K. Harper, David A. Zirpolo,...

Google Sued By Justice Department For Warrantless Access To User Records
2013-06-01 05:54:16

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Department of Justice secretly filed a lawsuit in April attempting to force Google to give them access to user records without a search warrant, various media outlets have learned. CNET´s Declan McCullagh, who broke the story on Friday, said that the lawsuit was filed in a Manhattan courtroom back on April 22 and “offers a rare glimpse of how determined prosecutors are to defend a process that allows federal...

Federal Government Challenged By Google On Warrantless Data Requests
2013-04-05 10:07:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google has taken the extraordinary step of becoming the first major company to openly challenge in court the federal government´s warrantless electronic data-gathering. On March 29, the company filed a rare petition under seal in the U.S. District Court of Northern California, challenging a national security letter (NSL) issued by the government to obtain private data about one or more of its users. NSLs allow the federal...

2012-11-15 20:20:25

EVERETT, Wash., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement should be attributed to Hugh Hall, owner of Performance Nissan and Performance Kia. "Performance Nissan and Performance Kia signed a consent decree ending a two-and-half-year dispute with the Washington State Attorney General over alleged violations of consumer protection laws. We were ready to go to trial as we felt we would prevail, but agreed to settle the dispute in order to avoid the high cost of litigation and the...

2012-08-06 06:21:27

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Coal Corporation (OTC: PCXCQ), a producer and marketer of coal products in the eastern United States, today announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York has entered a final order approving Patriot's $802 million Debtor-in-Possession ("DIP") financing. The DIP financing and cash from the Company's ongoing operations are expected to provide Patriot with financial flexibility to operate its business during the...

2012-07-26 10:21:13

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc. (NASDAQ:PATR) anticipates issuing its third quarter earnings results on Wednesday morning, August 1, 2012. The Company will also host a conference call on Wednesday afternoon, August 1, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. E.D.T. Analysts, stockholders and other interested parties may access the teleconference live by calling 1-800-933-4955 (pass code 94633) within the United States. International callers may dial...

2012-07-24 10:26:14

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTCBB: PTSC) announced today that the MMP Portfolio Licensing Program - already among the most successful of all-time - is being further enhanced with a first wave of aggressive ITC enforcement activities. Technology Properties Limited (TPL) and Patriot Scientific Corporation (PTSC), have filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) and corresponding complaints in the US District Court for...

2012-07-24 02:23:22

LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Gold Corp. (OTC: PGOL), a gold resource and exploration company, today announced additional assay results from channel samples taken underground near the vicinity of the Allen Shaft at its Moss Gold-Silver project located in northwestern Arizona. The underground sampling is being conducted by Patriot Gold's project partner, Northern Vertex (TSX.V:NEE), a Canadian-based gold exploration and development company. Channel samples were...

2012-07-13 02:20:53

LAS VEGAS, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Gold Corp. (OTC: PGOL), a gold resource and exploration company, today announced initial results from channel samples taken underground near the vicinity of the Allen Shaft at its Moss Gold-Silver project. The underground sampling is being conducted by Patriot Gold's project partner, Northern Vertex (TSX.V:NEE), a Canadian-based gold exploration and development company. Channel samples were taken at five foot intervals across the...