Apple Sued Over Time Consuming Two-Factor Authentication Process: Report

A recent lawsuit filed against Apple accused the two-factor authentication process of the iPhone-maker of being disruptive to users, time consuming and abusive since it cannot be rolled back to a less safe login method after 14 days. The suit, filed by Jay Brodsky in California, alleged that Apple did not get user consent to enable two-factor authentication, Apple Insider reported on Saturday. Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security designed by Apple to ensure that you are the only person who can access your account, even if someone…

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Sacha Baron Cohen of ‘The Dictator’ Fame Sued for $95 Million over ‘Who is America?’ Prank

New York: Failed Republican US Senate candidate Roy Moore has filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against comedian Sacha Baron Cohen after he fell for a prank on the actor’s TV show months after his campaign ended. The Alabama politician appeared on July 29 on the actor’s controversial Showtime series, “Who is America?” On the satirical program, Cohen spins off a concept he originated with “Da Ali G Show” by appearing as characters in interview segments and skits with subjects who are not in on the joke. Moore was interviewed by…

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Google Sued for Unwanted Tracking of Phone Locations

A lawsuit filed in federal court here accuses Google of invading people’s privacy by tracking the whereabouts of smartphones users despite “location history” settings being turned off. The suit filed Friday by a California man seeks unspecified damages along with class-action status to represent all US iPhone or Android smartphone users who turned off location history in order not to have their movements logged by Google. “Google expressly represented to users of its operating system and apps that the activation of certain settings will prevent the tracking of users’ geolocations,”…

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Elon Musk and Tesla Sued Twice for Fraud Over Tweets, Going-private Proposal

San Francisco: Tesla Inc and Chief Executive Elon Musk were sued twice on Friday by investors who said they fraudulently engineered a scheme to squeeze short-sellers, including through Musk’s proposal to take the electric car company private. The lawsuits were filed three days after Musk stunned investors by announcing on Twitter that he might take Tesla private in a record $72 billion transaction that valued the company at $420 per share, and that “funding” had been “secured.” In one of the lawsuits, the plaintiff Kalman Isaacs said Musk’s tweets were…

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Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg Sued After Stock Plunge ‘Shocks’ Market

New York: Facebook Inc and its chief executive Mark Zuckerberg were sued on Friday in what could be the first of many lawsuits over a disappointing earnings announcement by the social media company that wiped out about $120 billion of shareholder wealth. The complaint filed by shareholder James Kacouris in Manhattan federal court accused Facebook, Zuckerberg and Chief Financial Officer David Wehner of making misleading statements about or failing to disclose slowing revenue growth, falling operating margins, and declines in active users. Kacouris said the marketplace was “shocked” when…

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Salman, Katrina, Ranveer & More Bollywood Stars Sued for ‘Million Dollar Breach’ in US

The lawsuit, filed by Chicago-based Vibrant Media Group before a Northern District Court of Illinois, alleges that the stars refused to perform at a concert in the US despite having taken money from it. PTI Updated:June 15, 2018, 9:08 AM IST The lawsuit, filed by Chicago-based Vibrant Media Group before a Northern District Court of Illinois, alleges that the stars refused to perform at a concert in the US despite having taken money from it. Washington: Superstar Salman Khan and a host of other Bollywood artists including Katrina Kaif, Sonakshi…

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Meet the Woman Who Sued Donald Trump and Lived to Tweet the Tale

It is not often that one sues the President of the United States and wins. But Rebecca Pilar Buckwalter-Poza did just that. But why did Buckwalter-Poza sue the President? Upon being asked, the journalist indignantly quipped, “He blocked me on Twitter!” Buckwalter-Poza was one of the seven plaintiffs, who, together with the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, filed a First Amendment lawsuit against Donald Trump in July 2017, accusing him of infringing upon rights which are constitutionally guaranteed to all American citizens under the First Amendment. The other…

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