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AP asks for accounting of fake FBI news stories

SEATTLE Senate Judiciary Chairman Patrick Leahy and The Associated Press sent separate letters to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday expressing concerns that the FBI faked an AP story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007. The AP also asked the Justice Department to account for other times it has posed as a media organization in an investigation.

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Microsoft asks Holder to ease gag on NSA program

REDMOND, Wash. Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder calling on him to personally review a gag order that prevents the company and others from further discussing secret national security requests for customer emails, Skype calls and documents stored on its servers.

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Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Files Unfair Competition Lawsuits over Use of Pirated Software in Apparel Industry

LOS ANGELES — Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today filed lawsuits against two international apparel manufacturers for gaining an unfair competitive advantage over American companies by using pirated software in the production of clothing imported and sold in California.

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Attorney general files motion to dismiss Regent University lawsuit

Regent University in Virginia filed the lawsuit earlier this year over "trademark infringement." The university says Georgia Regents University, the name chosen for the "New U," is too similar.

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NZ eyes plain packaging laws

ATTORNEY-General Nicola Roxon is confident Australia's tobacco plain packaging laws will "spread to other countries" after the New Zealand Government agreed in-principle to introduce similar legislation.

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An attorney general not looking out for the general welfare

Last week Attorney General Eric Holder called on us, the citizens of the United States, to report others we may know who could be illegally downloading copyrighted material.

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Canberra mulls a wider safe harbour

Attorney-General announces three copyright reviews. (14 hours ago)

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