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Toshiba hit for $87 million in LCD price fixing verdict, maintains innocence

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Toshiba decided not to settle when faced with allegations of price fixing, and now the company may have to pay the price. A jury handed down a verdict in the District Court for the Northern District of California today, hitting the company with $87 million in damages as part...
Toshiba hit for $87 million in LCD price fixing verdict, maintains innocence

Facebook faces a nationwide class action suit for tracking logged out users across the Web

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In September, Facebook confirmed that user-information was being collected from third party sites, even when logged out of their accounts, but that it was in the process of fixing the issue. That hasn’t stopped the lawsuits from raining down on the social network. Facebook is already facing lawsuits in Mississippi and Kansas, among...
Facebook faces a nationwide class action suit for tracking logged out users across the Web

Man seeks more than $5m in class suit against Apple for alleged ‘double-billing’ in iTunes

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A man named Robert Herskowitz has filed a federal class action suit against Apple, alleging that the company ‘double-bills’ for purchases made on iTunes with “troubling regularity” and that the company’s “illegal” policies also apply to other digital stores like the App Store, the iBookstore and the Mac App Store....
Man seeks more than $5m in class suit against Apple for alleged ‘double-billing’ in iTunes
Suppose Justice Settles With Apple and Publishers. Then What?

It’s on — US sues Apple, publishers over e-book prices

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The Justice Department has at last filed an anti-trust complaint in New York against Apple and five publishers over an alleged price fixing conspiracy. The decision to sue comes after weeks of media leaks that suggested the government was trying to pressure the parties into a settlement. The issue turns...
It’s on — US sues Apple, publishers over e-book prices

Apple hit with Siri suit over what the program can really do

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Ever find yourself frustrated with how smoothly Siri seems to work for the folks in Apple’s commercials but not for you? A New York man has filed a class-action suit against Apple, saying that the company has been “misleading and deceptive” about what the iPhone 4S virtual assistant can do....
Apple hit with Siri suit over what the program can really do
Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Sue Them, According To New Terms Of Service

iPod Lawsuit Against Apple Given Class-Action Status

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Apple customers who purchased an iPod between September 12, 2006 and March 31, 2009 are being informed via email that they are being included in a class-action lawsuit filed against Apple in 2004 by RealNetworks. The lawsuit was granted class-action status by the courts last year and includes millions of...
iPod Lawsuit Against Apple Given Class-Action Status

Judge comes down hard on publishers, Apple in e-book case

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In a strongly worded opinion, US District Judge Denise Cote strongly rejected requests by Apple and book publishers to throw out a class action suit that accuses them of price-fixing. Citing ongoing state, federal and international anti-trust investigations, Cote flatly rejected arguments that Apple and the publishers had acted independently...
Judge comes down hard on publishers, Apple in e-book case

As 17 more states join class action against book publishers and Apple, new details revealed

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New York, the District of Columbia and fifteen other states have joined the e-book pricing class action suit against Apple, Macmillan and Penguin. A total of 31 states (if you include DC) now allege that Apple and publishers conspired to set e-book prices. The amended filing that includes the new states...
As 17 more states join class action against book publishers and Apple, new details revealed

Facebook avoids billions in damages by settling “Sponsored Stories” lawsuit

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According a report by Reutuers, Facebook has settled a lawsuit that was brought about by five of its users last year over its “Sponsored Stories” feature. The lawsuit alleged that the feature publicized users’ likes without letting them opt-out or being compensated for their likeness being used in an advertisement....
Facebook avoids billions in damages by settling “Sponsored Stories” lawsuit

Google now facing class-action suit over Safari cookie circumvention

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A class-action complaint has now been filed against Google for its circumvention of Safari's privacy features. The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for Delaware, accuses Google of willfully violating of the Federal Wiretap Act, the Stored Electronic Communication Act, and the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act....
Google now facing class-action suit over Safari cookie circumvention

Indie Music Agency Merlin Scores Another Settlement: $1.6 Million From Sirius

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On the heels of a payout from the owners of P2P filesharing site Limewire, another claim finally settled for Merlin, the group that represents independent music labels in licensing negotiations and legal actions: the group says that Sirius Satellite Radio has settled for $1.6 million in a copyright infringement suit...
Indie Music Agency Merlin Scores Another Settlement: $1.6 Million From Sirius

Apple resists request to unseal Jobs deposition in Universal suit

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Plaintiffs suing Universal Music Group in a class action suit are asking that trial exhibits from a similar case be unsealed, but Apple is objecting to the motion as secret depositions from Steve Jobs and other sensitive materials are part of the document cache....
Apple resists request to unseal Jobs deposition in Universal suit
Nasdaq admits screwing up early Facebook IPO trading
Judge: Ample evidence that Apple "knowingly joined" e-book conspiracy

Apple hit with second class action suit over poor Siri performance

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A class action lawsuit was filed in New York against Apple earlier this month, alleging that the company’s “misleading and deceptive” iPhone 4S ads depicted Siri as responsive and helpful. The complainant, Frank Fazio, argues that Siri is unresponsive and it often fails to understand what is being asked of...
Apple hit with second class action suit over poor Siri performance

Court documents reveal Steve Jobs e-book 'agency model' email

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New details that were previously redacted from a class action suit claiming Apple and two publishing houses colluded to falsely inflate e-book prices revealed that Steve Jobs personally persuaded one of the publishers to ink a commitment to the company's "agency model."...
Court documents reveal Steve Jobs e-book 'agency model' email
Kicking Nokia When It’s Down, Class-Action Suit Filed
Steve Jobs wanted publishers to 'throw in with Apple' to create '$12.99 and $14.99' ebook market

Apple Downplays Role Of "Kindle Threat" In Alleged e-Book Conspiracy

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A court filing provides new insight into Apple’s version of events concerning an incident in which Steve Jobs told a reporter that “unhappy” publishers might withhold e-books from Amazon. According to Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), lawyers “mischaracterized” the exchange and Jobs simply meant to say that his company had a...
Apple Downplays Role Of "Kindle Threat" In Alleged e-Book Conspiracy

Netflix pays $9 million to settle privacy violation lawsuit

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After a higher-than-expected fourth quarter, the video subscription service unburdens itself of a pending yearlong class action suit and settles for $9 million....
Netflix pays $9 million to settle privacy violation lawsuit

Siri, Find Me a Class Action Attorney in New York

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Siri, the speech-recognition personal assistant that’s built into Apple’s iPhone 4S, is still in beta, but that hasn’t prevented some from taking issue with its performance — in court. A New York man on Monday filed a class action suit against Apple accusing it of false advertising. His gripe: Siri...
Siri, Find Me a Class Action Attorney in New York

LinkedIn's New Enemy Is The Most Feared And Loathed Law Firm In Silicon Valley (LNKD)

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An Iowa woman has filed a $5 million class-action lawsuit against LinkedIn because it allowed hackers to gain access to her password. Her lawyers are none other than Chicago-based law firm Edelson McGuire. If that name rings a bell it's because we wrote about Edelson last June, describing them as...
LinkedIn's New Enemy Is The Most Feared And Loathed Law Firm In Silicon Valley (LNKD)

Canadians file class-actions against e-book publishers

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Following last week’s DOJ lawsuit against Apple and five publishers for allegedly colluding on e-book prices, three Canadian law firms are filing class-action suits against as well, the Toronto Star reports. Two Ontario law firms and one Vancouver firm are suing Apple and the Canadian subsidiaries of Macmillan, Penguin, Simon...
Canadians file class-actions against e-book publishers

Facebook to Settle Class-action Suit Over Sponsored Stories

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Facebook is to settle a class-action lawsuit in California that accused it of appropriating its users' likenesses for its Sponsored Stories advertising feature......
Facebook to Settle Class-action Suit Over Sponsored Stories
Facebook settles ‘Sponsored Stories’ lawsuit, likely avoiding huge damages
Netflix agrees to delete former customers’ rental history after a year

Booting Up: Facebook’s Messy IPO Edition

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This is a little tl;dr, but the key piece of information is this: "In one of the biggest IPOs in history, in which a huge amount of stock was sold to small investors, privileged Wall Street insiders once again got top-notch information...and individuals got the shaft." Color us shocked. [Business Insider]...
Booting Up: Facebook’s Messy IPO Edition

Are The Privacy Nuts Being Unfair To Google? Here's A Test (GOOG, FB)

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Google made some changes to its privacy policy last month, and from the outrage one would think they'd announced they were conducting warrantless wiretaps. The changes have drawn the attention of state attorneys general, French privacy regulators -- who submitted a detailed questionnaire for Google to fill out --...
Are The Privacy Nuts Being Unfair To Google? Here's A Test (GOOG, FB)
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