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Microsoft’s goal to ‘disrupt,’ not just take down, Zeus botnet

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It’s a seemingly unending battle. Botnets get put up by bad guys, taken down by good guys and are replaced presumably by either the same or newer bad guys. But Microsoft’s highly publicized leadership role in last Friday’s take down of several botnets using Zeus malware is being called “unprecedented”...
Microsoft’s goal to ‘disrupt,’ not just take down, Zeus botnet
Oracle Rejected In Bid To Resuscitate Google Trial
Oracle v. Google Juror: ‘No Steak. Only Parsley’

Authorities Removing Apple iPads From Chinese Store Shelves?

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So says this report (Chinese) from Hebei Youth Daily. Apparently as a result of the Proview iPad trademark infringement verdict, some local Administrations of Industry and Commerce (AIC) have started to confiscate Apple ($AAPL) iPads they find on sale. The article claims that many stores and resellers have taken the products...
Authorities Removing Apple iPads From Chinese Store Shelves?
Feds sue sketchy Georgia company for mobile phone cramming

Google and Facebook block content in India after court warns of crackdown

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Judge tells 21 companies to bar access to material deemed religiously offensive, or face China-style actionGoogle and Facebook have removed content from some Indian domain websites after a court warned them India would crack down "like China" if they did not take steps to protect religious sensibilities.The two are among...
Google and Facebook block content in India after court warns of crackdown

Google, Facebook have already removed disputed content, Indian court is told

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Google and Facebook today told an Indian court that they have already removed the objectionable content that was the source of a civil suit against the duo and 19 other Internet companies, according to a report from NDTV. The case is one of two pieces of legal action in India...
Google, Facebook have already removed disputed content, Indian court is told

EFF clarifies (somewhat) legality of unlocking and jailbreaking in the U.S.

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With a likely new iPhone jailbreak coming this Superbowl Sunday and unlocking phones’ DMCA exemption expiring this weekend, a lot of us don’t know where they stand with regard to the law. If you are in Canada for example, the government is moving towards passing laws that require carriers to...
EFF clarifies (somewhat) legality of unlocking and jailbreaking in the U.S.
Tech workers can't jointly sue Apple, Google for "cold calling" deal

Emails show Steve Jobs took hard ball approach to prevent employees from leaving

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Emails made public as a result of a of a recent court ruling show how the late Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley CEOs used brazen tactics to ensure their employees didn’t jump ship to competitors. The emails are part of an ongoing class action case in San Jose, Calif., in...
Emails show Steve Jobs took hard ball approach to prevent employees from leaving

Megaupload files motion to delay civil suit

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Megaupload filed a motion in federal court on Thursday asking to delay a civil suit filed against the file-sharing site while it prepares a defense for its criminal case....
Megaupload files motion to delay civil suit

Steve Jobs asked Google to stop poaching Apple workers

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As part of a civil suit involving the employment practices of seven major tech firms, a court filing was unveiled on Friday that includes an email which late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs personally sent to former Google chief Eric Schmidt requesting an end to worker poaching....
Steve Jobs asked Google to stop poaching Apple workers

Angry Spaniards Crowdfund Money To Try To Bring Former Banking Boss To Court For Bank Collapse

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Francisco sent over an interesting story of how a bunch of people in Spain were able to crowdfund a bunch of money in an attempt to bring Rodrigo Rato, the former chair of one of Spain's largest banks, Bankia, to justice for driving the bank into the ground until it...
Angry Spaniards Crowdfund Money To Try To Bring Former Banking Boss To Court For Bank Collapse

E-book settlement terms revealed: $69 million to be paid out

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Book buyers in 49 states and five territories are poised to receive $69 million as a result of civil suit settlement accusing Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster of collusion with Apple, Macmillan, and Penguin. If the settlement is approved by Judge Denise Cote, the three publishers will partially reimburse...
E-book settlement terms revealed: $69 million to be paid out

AT&T: You Can Unlock Your Cellphone, Really

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AT&T is telling its customers that the "recent hullaballoo" over unlocking consumer devices is all just a lot of needless hand waving, and that its customers were never affected by recent interpretations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). According to AT&T, the issue of unlocking cell phones was never...
AT&T: You Can Unlock Your Cellphone, Really

Megaupload Files Motion to Delay Civil Suit

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Megaupload filed a motion in federal court on Thursday asking to delay a civil suit filed against the file-sharing site while it prepares a defense for its......
Megaupload Files Motion to Delay Civil Suit
Steve Jobs allegedly threatened to hit Palm with a patent suit if it hired any Apple employees

In Which We Stood In the Elevator With Paul Ceglia

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Mr. Ceglia, photogs scurrying along beside. Earlier today, (alleged!) Facebook fraudster Paul Ceglia appeared at the Daniel Patrick Moynihan federal courthouse downtown and pled not guilty to federal criminal charges of wire and mail fraud. It was his first appearance in the wake of yesterday’s indictment. Always something of a...
In Which We Stood In the Elevator With Paul Ceglia

Apple's Cook, Google's Schmidt and Intel's Otellini to Be Questioned Over No-Poaching Pact

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Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and Intel CEO Paul Otellini will give depositions in the Silicon Valley no-poaching case, whether they like it or not. During a Thursday hearing, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh ordered the trio to submit separately to four hours of questioning over the...
Apple's Cook, Google's Schmidt and Intel's Otellini to Be Questioned Over No-Poaching Pact

Civil Suit Against Google, Apple and Others Over Employee-Poaching Ban Can Continue

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A U.S. District Judge has ruled that an anti-trust case filed against a number of tech companies can continue, saying "they still have an antitrust claim" according to Bloomberg. [Judge] Koh didn’t take issue with the allegations about the agreements between individual companies, Joseph Saveri, a lawyer for the plaintiffs,...
Civil Suit Against Google, Apple and Others Over Employee-Poaching Ban Can Continue

SEC charging Nasdaq $10 million in civil suit settlement over Facebook's IPO issues

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When Facebook became a public company in the summer of 2012, its initial public offering (IPO) didn't go quite as well as the company expected. It went poorly enough that the US Securities and Exchange Commission took action against the exchange which handled Facebook's IPO: Nasdaq. A civil suit...
SEC charging Nasdaq $10 million in civil suit settlement over Facebook's IPO issues

Cisco accused of stealing data from Swiss services firm Multiven

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Multiven has accused Cisco of espionage, claiming that the networking giant stole thousands of its files. The Zurich-based IT services company has had a long and often fractious relationship with Cisco. It has sued the networking giant repeatedly – in the U.S. in 2008 and in Switzerland last year – claiming...
Cisco accused of stealing data from Swiss services firm Multiven
Google settles with publishers after seven years of litigation surrounding its book-scanning service

Google India Unit Dropped from Civil Suit

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A court has dropped the Indian unit of Google from a civil suit in India but retained the U.S. parent as a party in the case, the complainant as well as a Google India official said....
Google India Unit Dropped from Civil Suit
Judge Gives Green Light To Claims That Apple And Google Agreed To Suppress Salaries

Delta App Faces California Suit

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California’s attorney general filed a first-ever privacy lawsuit against the maker of a smartphone application, a move that could shape how the nascent app industry handles personal information. The state’s attorney general, Kamala D. Harris, filed a civil suit Thursday in a state court in San Francisco against Delta Air...
Delta App Faces California Suit

Paul Ceglia's At It Again, Claiming His Constitutional Rights Are Being Violated

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Mr. Ceglia. (facebook.com) You’ve got to hand it to Paul Ceglia, the man who would own Facebook. Most people, when charged with criminal fraud by the U.S. government, would abandon the civil lawsuit that got them into trouble in the first place. Not Mr. Ceglia. This onetime wood-pellet salesman is...
Paul Ceglia's At It Again, Claiming His Constitutional Rights Are Being Violated

Cellphones, Police and One Court Case in a Sea of Change

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Change. We think about this word a lot. Politicians and pundits, reporters and innovators, we are obsessed with this notion of change. How social media changed the Arab Spring. How the iPhone changed the very nature of telephony. The fact of the matter is that change is not some overnight...
Cellphones, Police and One Court Case in a Sea of Change

Goldman's Blankfein in fraud case

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Goldman Sachs is accused of fraud in a civil suit filed by US financial watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Commission....
Goldman's Blankfein in fraud case

Court Drops Google India From Objectionable Content Case

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A court in Delhi Thursday dropped the Indian unit of Google from a civil suit regarding alleged objectionable content on its websites, but retained the parent......
Court Drops Google India From Objectionable Content Case
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