Lyft has offered to settle a case against its California drivers for a sum of $US27 million ($36.9 million). The money would allow the company to keep its drivers as contractors, rather than making them employees.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an opinion rejecting the government’s attempt to hold an employee criminally liable under the federal hacking statute — the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) — for violating his employer-imposed computer use restrictions.
Late last year, Microsoft booted out its head of Windows, Steve Sinofsky. Now, a few more details have come out about his departure — including who Microsoft have banned him from working for.