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Yahoo files lawsuit against Facebook

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Lawsuit, filed in a federal court in San Jose, California, marks the first major legal battle among technology giants in social mediaYahoo is suing Facebook over 10 patents that include methods and systems for advertising on the Web, according to a copy of the lawsuit.The lawsuit, filed in a San...
Yahoo files lawsuit against Facebook

Bar Fight! Sony Sues Karaoke Distributor For Infringement; Gets Sued Right Back For 'Copyright Misuse'

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A great many drinkers have watched helplessly as their BAC became inversely proportionate to their common sense, throwing around cash as thought it were Monopoly money before grabbing the mic to belt out Adele's latest track. Karaoke has been the go-to bar sport for thousands of people who feel the...
Bar Fight! Sony Sues Karaoke Distributor For Infringement; Gets Sued Right Back For 'Copyright Misuse'

Judge Throws Out Craigslist's Copyright Lawsuit, But It Can Still Sue 3Taps Over Data Use

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A California federal judge has ruled that Craigslist can’t sue real estate listings platforms 3Taps, PadMapper, and Discover Home Network for copyright infringement. But the judgement isn’t a complete victory for the developers of 3Taps because Craigslist is still allowed to sue the startup for gaining unauthorized access to data...
Judge Throws Out Craigslist's Copyright Lawsuit, But It Can Still Sue 3Taps Over Data Use
Apple tries to stop Motorola patent cases in Germany, via US court

Court says iPhone 4 owners can't sue Apple over broken glass

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A California federal judge this week dismissed a lawsuit against Apple over glass cracking on the iPhone 4....
Court says iPhone 4 owners can't sue Apple over broken glass

Apple drops iOS interface patent to speed Samsung trial

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There are some new developments in the Apple versus Samsung "data tapping" patent battle. Northern District of California Federal Appeals Court Judge Lucy Koh has scheduled the preliminary injunction hearing for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 for June 29, and has prevented any further evidence from being presented in court on...
Apple drops iOS interface patent to speed Samsung trial

Facebook Ends Privacy Feud With Users Over 'Sponsored Stories'

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Facebook Inc. has agreed to settle a lawsuit that alleged the site's "Sponsored Stories" feature publicized users' "likes" without compensation or the ability to opt out, according to a court document filed on Tuesday. The proposed class action lawsuit, filed in a San Jose, California federal court, could have included...
Facebook Ends Privacy Feud With Users Over 'Sponsored Stories'

Apple wins injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab

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Apple won an injunction against Samsung’s 10-inch Galaxy Tab in a California federal court Tuesday after a judge ruled that Apple had made a “strong” claim that the Samsung tablet had improperly copied the design of the iPad. Read full article >>...
Apple wins injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab
Apple claims it approached Samsung four times in 2010 to head off patent litigation

FileServe Hit With $1,000,000 Movie Piracy Lawsuit

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Over the past years several file-hosting services have been taken to court in the US, the most notable being Megaupload, RapidShare, Hotfile and Oron. While these cases differ in nature, all companies have been accused of facilitating copyright infringements through their services. FileServe is the latest cyberlocker to run into...
FileServe Hit With $1,000,000 Movie Piracy Lawsuit

Here Are The Sealed Court Papers On 'Invalid Clicks' Facebook Doesn't Want You To See (FB)

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Up to 20 percent of Facebook's pay-per-click advertising revenue could be affected by a pending ruling from a California federal appeals court on whether a group of Facebook's advertisers were charged for "invalid," clicks on their ads from 2009 onward. Facebook has denied the claims, and successfully won a ruling...
Here Are The Sealed Court Papers On 'Invalid Clicks' Facebook Doesn't Want You To See (FB)

Court approves FTC's $22.5 million penalty for Google over Safari cookies

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The FTC might not have been impressed with Google bypassing Safari cookie settings in the name of +1 functionality, but it'll at least be satisfied with the outcome. A Northern District of California federal court has approved the FTC's proposed settlement, which sees Google pay a $22.5 million penalty...
Court approves FTC's $22.5 million penalty for Google over Safari cookies

Bar Fight! Sony Sues Karaoke Distributor For Infringement; Gets Sued Right Back For 'Copyright Misuse'

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A great many drinkers have watched helplessly as their BAC became inversely proportionate to their common sense, throwing around cash as thought it were Monopoly money before grabbing the mic to belt out Adele's latest track. Karaoke has been the go-to bar sport for thousands of people who feel the...
Bar Fight! Sony Sues Karaoke Distributor For Infringement; Gets Sued Right Back For 'Copyright Misuse'
HP's Operation 'Kona' Private Eyes Get Three Years Probation

LulzSec hacker pleads guilty

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Cody Kretsinger, 24, faces jail after admitting in plea bargain to breaching Sony Pictures website and stealing namesLulzSec hacker Cody Kretsinger has pleaded guilty to charges of taking part in an extensive computer breach against Sony.Kretsinger, 24, pleaded guilty in a California federal court to one count each of conspiracy...
LulzSec hacker pleads guilty

Apple crushes Samsung in quest for global tech domination | Dan Gillmor

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A US jury has rubberstamped Apple's exploitation of the patent system. But Samsung's $1bn loss will cost consumers dearA home-town jury has given Apple the world, or at least the United States, in its campaign to control smart phone and tablet market.Samsung, which decisively lost the highest-profile case to date...
Apple crushes Samsung in quest for global tech domination | Dan Gillmor

This Man Cheated eBay Out Of $5 Million And Now Faces 20 Years In Federal Prison (EBAY)

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If you know Brian Dunning at all, it's probably as the host of "Skeptoid," a podcast that debunks pseudoscience. Recent episodes have discussed UFOs, aliens, and free energy machines. But for the last few years he's been fighting eBay and the FBI in court over allegations that he cheated the...
This Man Cheated eBay Out Of $5 Million And Now Faces 20 Years In Federal Prison (EBAY)
Gagging recipients of National Security Letters found unconstitutional

Apple: Samsung owes us ‘billions’ in damages

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Claiming every trial delay is costing them money, Cupertino turns up the rhetorical heat In a motion filed in California federal court Monday, Apple (AAPL) accused Samsung of not only stealing its intellectual property, but using courtroom delaying tactics to steal more of the iPhone’s market share. FOSS Patent‘s Florian...
Apple: Samsung owes us ‘billions’ in damages
Porn troll facing ID theft charges wants judge off case

Angry iPhone 4s Users Sue Apple Because Siri Sucks

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via therockstation99x.com "Siri, find me a lawyer in Cupertino." Over 100 enterprising and quite jaded iPhone 4s users are suing Apple for advertising campaigns that include "misleading and deceptive message." Represented by law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd, Brooklynite Frank M. Fazio is part of a class action suit seeking $5m...
Angry iPhone 4s Users Sue Apple Because Siri Sucks

Apple contacted Samsung four times in 2010 over patents

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Apple allegedly contacted Samsung four different times in 2010 in order to persuade the latter that it had infringed patents, according to documents filed by Apple in a California federal court. An initial meeting happened in July; a second one took place "on or about" August 4th in Korea, during...
Apple contacted Samsung four times in 2010 over patents

A Peek At the Parts, and Profits, Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note Tablet

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One of the most revealing facts to emerge from the ongoing trial between Samsung and Apple in a California federal courtroom is how thoroughly the iPad has dominated the emerging tablet market in the US. From the end of 2010 to the middle of 2012, court documents showed that for...
A Peek At the Parts, and Profits, Inside Samsung's Galaxy Note Tablet

This Flaw In Facebook Lets You Create As Many Fake Likes As You Want (FB)

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Yesterday we told you that Facebook quietly scans your messages, searching for URLs that you've sent to your friends. When it sees one, it increases the number of Facebook Likes on that URL. The business media -- Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Gizmodo -- have portrayed this as a privacy...
This Flaw In Facebook Lets You Create As Many Fake Likes As You Want (FB)

The Apple Vs. Samsung Case Isn't Over Yet (AAPL)

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SAN JOSE, California (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday asked Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd whether an Apple patent lawsuit over search technology should be put on hold for several months until after an appeals court resolves a separate lawsuit between the two companies. Apple won a...
The Apple Vs. Samsung Case Isn't Over Yet (AAPL)
Children's tablet maker suing Toys R Us over Tabeo design
Porn trolling firm dogged by identity theft allegations

Apple seeks injunction against Samsung in California with newly acquired patents

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You can now add one more case to the long list of disputes between Apple and Samsung. As PaidContent reports, Apple filed a lawsuit against Samsung in the Northern District of California federal court on Tuesday, seeking a temporary injunction on the basis of two patents it obtained in...
Apple seeks injunction against Samsung in California with newly acquired patents

Universal And Fox Sued Over Simpson's Theme Park Ride... By A Musicians' Union

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The Simpsons has had a long run (perhaps overly so) and, despite being Fox's cash cow for the last quarter century, has never been targeted with a lawsuit. It took the show being turned into a theme park ride to do it and even then, it took over four years...
Universal And Fox Sued Over Simpson's Theme Park Ride... By A Musicians' Union

Apple drops iOS interface patent to speed Samsung trial [U]

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[Update] Judge Koh suddenly opted to suspend sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the United States. Details to follow.There are some new developments in the Apple versus Samsung "data tapping" patent battle. In a surprise move, Northern District of California Federal Appeals Court Judge Lucy Koh granted a preliminary...
Apple drops iOS interface patent to speed Samsung trial [U]
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