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After website shenanigans, Apple forced to pay Samsung's legal fees in UK court case

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Apple will also be forced to keep the notice up on its UK website until Dec 15th, much longer than the original one month period. Groklaw notes that Apple’s “unprofessional actions” in the UK Samsung Galaxy Tab ruling and subsequent penalties have now forced the company to pay Samsung’s legal...
After website shenanigans, Apple forced to pay Samsung's legal fees in UK court case

'Defendant' In Prenda Law Case Reveals He Agreed To Take A Dive

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Back in December, we wrote about one of Prenda Law's latest tricks (or, rather, a whole bag of tricks) involving using shell companies (who appear to be controlled by Prenda itself, where the CEO may have been faked via identity fraud) to file cases against a single "named" defendant who...
'Defendant' In Prenda Law Case Reveals He Agreed To Take A Dive
Apple has a waiting list for law enforcement iPhone access requests

Judge Slaps Down Apple For Its Bogus Non-Apology Apology

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Last week we noted that Apple had put up a rather petulant non-apology apology in response to the UK court order requiring it to advertise to the world that Samsung didn't copy Apple in making its devices. Many people wondered how the court would react to Apple's attempt... and the...
Judge Slaps Down Apple For Its Bogus Non-Apology Apology
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Bayer Fights India's Compulsory Licensing Of Cancer Drug By Claiming It Spent $2.5 Billion Developing It

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Back in March last year, the Indian government announced that it was granting its first compulsory license, for the anti-cancer drug marketed as Nexavar, whose $70,000 per year price-tag put it out of reach of practically everyone in India. Nexavar's manufacturer, the German pharmaceutical giant Bayer, naturally appealed against that...
Bayer Fights India's Compulsory Licensing Of Cancer Drug By Claiming It Spent $2.5 Billion Developing It

Affidavit by MPEG LA chief supports Microsoft's interpretation of Google patent license agreement

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On Monday (January 28, 2013), Microsoft and wholly-owned Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility will square off in federal court in Seattle to discuss the implications of a grant-back clause in a license agreement Google signed with patent pool firm MPEG LA for the rate-setting part of the FRAND contract case in the...
Affidavit by MPEG LA chief supports Microsoft's interpretation of Google patent license agreement

Testimony Reveals The Moment When Lance Armstrong's Team Decided To Dope

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Many of those who have followed the pro-cycling doping saga over the past few years have concluded that the reason most of the world's top cyclists doped is because most of the other top cyclists were doping, so if you weren't doping, you wouldn't be able to compete. This didn't...
Testimony Reveals The Moment When Lance Armstrong's Team Decided To Dope

John Steele's Claims About Alan Cooper Contradicted By History

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Earlier this week, we wrote about John Steele's attempt at the character assassination of Alan Cooper, his former home caretaker who accused Steele of forging his name on various documents concerning shell companies associated with Prenda, the law firm Steele worked for. As part of that filing, Steele tried to...
John Steele's Claims About Alan Cooper Contradicted By History

Even as Settlement Hopes Appear, Facebook Blames Shoddy Checking in Answer to Yahoo Patent Fraud Claim

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When last we tuned in in the ongoing drama that is the patent infringement lawsuit that Yahoo aimed at Facebook, Yahoo had a CEO — Scott Thompson — who was full steam ahead in pressing the controversial legal action. Now, multiple sources said, the Silicon Valley Internet giant has got...
Even as Settlement Hopes Appear, Facebook Blames Shoddy Checking in Answer to Yahoo Patent Fraud Claim

U.K. Court Orders Apple to Make Its Samsung "Apology" More Apologetic

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To satisfy a U.K. court ruling originally issued in July, all Apple had to do was craft, post and publish a straightforward apology to Samsung for accusing it of copying the design of the iPad for its own Galaxy tablet, an accusation deemed false by the court. But no. After...
U.K. Court Orders Apple to Make Its Samsung "Apology" More Apologetic

Feds Continue Crackdown On Poker... By Seizing The Wrong Bodog Domain

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The feds domain name seizure powers seem simple enough (if of extremely questionable legality, seeing as domains involve speech which requires a higher standard to seize), so it really amazes me how badly they seem to regularly screw up in using them. The latest is the seizure of Bodog.com as...
Feds Continue Crackdown On Poker... By Seizing The Wrong Bodog Domain

Apple's iPhone Security Measures Prompt Queue Of Unlock Requests From Law Enforcement

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Apple faces a whole lot of inbound requests to unlock iPhone devices from law enforcement officials, according to a new report from CNET. Seized iPhones with a passcode lock are apparently secure enough to frustrate a lot of police agencies in the U.S., resulting in a wait list that Apple...
Apple's iPhone Security Measures Prompt Queue Of Unlock Requests From Law Enforcement

Holder In The Hot Seat, Still Can't Explain Why DOJ Censored Hip Hop Blog

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Back in December, right after it came out that the Justice Department had seized and censored a hip hop blog for over a year and then gave it back, effectively admitting that there was no legal basis for the censorship, Rep. Zoe Lofgren asked Attorney General Eric Holder about what...
Holder In The Hot Seat, Still Can't Explain Why DOJ Censored Hip Hop Blog

How the FBI busted one YouTube nutjob in under a day

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When it needs to act fast, the FBI can do so. When a YouTube video came to its attention on Friday in San Francisco, the FBI had a Philadelphia man in custody the next day. A reminder to Internet nutjobs: your IP address can and will be used to...
How the FBI busted one YouTube nutjob in under a day
Porn trolling case thrown out for "attempted fraud on the court"

Copyright Troll Case Tossed For 'Fraud On The Court' After Abbott & Costello-Worthy Hearing

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We've written a few times lately about judges blasting copyright trolls -- and divorce lawyer-turned-copyright troll John Steele's name seems to show up quite frequently in many of those cases. However, this latest one takes the cake -- found via incredible stories on Fight Copyright Trolls and Ars Technica. The...
Copyright Troll Case Tossed For 'Fraud On The Court' After Abbott & Costello-Worthy Hearing

Apple Removes "Incorrect" Legal Statement From U.K. Website Following Court Order In iPad Vs Galaxy Tab Case

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Apple has pulled down a legal statement on its U.K. website, posted after it lost an appeal in a U.K. court against a ruling that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablets do not infringe the design of the iPad. It had been ordered to acknowledge the ruling in a public post. However yesterday, at another hearing...
Apple Removes "Incorrect" Legal Statement From U.K. Website Following Court Order In iPad Vs Galaxy Tab Case

Judge tosses P2P lawsuits because attorney was practicing without a licence

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Last month we reported on allegations that the plaintiff in several copyright trolling cases was represented by an attorney who was not licensed to practice law in Florida. The judge, Robert Hinkle of the Northern District of Florida, put the cases on hold and ordered the attorney, Terik Hashmi,...
Judge tosses P2P lawsuits because attorney was practicing without a licence
Former Hostgator employee arrested, charged with rooting 2,700 servers
How selling used games marks you as a potential criminal
Fox News reporter was labeled a "co-conspirator" to justify DOJ email probe

New Filing Presents Evidence That John Steele Uploaded Videos To BitTorrent Himself

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If you thought Graham Syfert was done with taking on John Steele and Prenda law with the closing of the Sunlust case in Florida, you'd be wrong. Today he's filed an incredible filing not just hitting back at Prenda in another case, First Time Videos vs. Paul Oppold, and asking...
New Filing Presents Evidence That John Steele Uploaded Videos To BitTorrent Himself
Kim Dotcom: US "planted" evidence to obtain illegal search warrants

Judge Delays Teksavvy Copyright Trolls For Public Interest Intervention

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Movie outfit Voltage Pictures will not have the completely easy ride they hoped for after shipping their turn-piracy-into-profit business model to Canada. The company previously launched a huge campaign in the United States targeting tens of thousands of alleged sharers of the movie The Hurt Locker, and is now targeting...
Judge Delays Teksavvy Copyright Trolls For Public Interest Intervention

Apple showed lack of integrity in Samsung dispute, says judge

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Appeal court judge says Apple published 'false and misleading' material after order to acknowledge legal defeatA senior judge has criticised Apple again in the latest round of a legal row between the iPad maker and rival Samsung.Sir Robin Jacob said Apple had published "false and misleading" material, and suggested the...
Apple showed lack of integrity in Samsung dispute, says judge

Prenda Law Claims Its Winding Down Its Operations; Very Angry About Having To Pay Bond

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With Judge Otis Wright telling Team Prenda to pay significantly more on the bond to cover Morgan Pietz's legal fees in the big case in California where Prenda got called out for what the judge suggested were racketeering violations, Paul Duffy and Prenda are fighting back in typical fashion. They've...
Prenda Law Claims Its Winding Down Its Operations; Very Angry About Having To Pay Bond

Gizmodo Offered $10,000 For The Lost iPhone Prototype (AAPL)

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To obtain the prototype iPhone, Gizmodo editor Jason Chen offered Brian Hogan, the finder of the phone,  $10,000. It doesn't appear Brian received the full amount, though. According to the unsealed affidavit on the case, Brian's roommate Katherine Martinson said Brian showed her $5,000 in $100 US Treasury Notes, which...
Gizmodo Offered $10,000 For The Lost iPhone Prototype (AAPL)

Apple Has To Apologize For Its Half-Hearted Attempt At An Apology To Samsung (AAPL)

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Here is another amusing twist in the ongoing legal saga between Apple and Samsung. In the UK, Apple was forced by a judge to post an apology to Samsung because it has been very vocal about saying Samsung ripped off its designs. It was supposed to make it so people...
Apple Has To Apologize For Its Half-Hearted Attempt At An Apology To Samsung (AAPL)

Kim Dotcom Gets Green Light to Sue New Zealand Spies

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When Kim Dotcom warned that the developments surrounding his case would be both big and controversial, the Internet entrepreneur wasn’t exaggerating. The fallout from the January raid on his Auckland home has been making news every week since and today things stepped up another gear. As previously reported, in June...
Kim Dotcom Gets Green Light to Sue New Zealand Spies
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