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Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Aereo

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The streaming television service may be headed for a trial against broadcasters. Count another court win for Aereo. The streaming television service, which broadcasts TV networks without paying any fees, notched another victory in court on Monday with a federal appeals' court upholding a ruling that their service did...
Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Aereo
Validity of human gene patents upheld in Federal Appeals Court ruling

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

Congressman introduces new cell radiation warning label law

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Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) introduces new proposed legislation as a federal appeals court prepares to hear arguments on a similar San Francisco ordinance. [Read more]...
Congressman introduces new cell radiation warning label law

Court Defends Misuse of Work PCs

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Checking baseball scores or shopping on your work computer may be frowned upon, but they aren't a federal crime, a federal appeals court said....
Court Defends Misuse of Work PCs

Court makes spying on Americans legal with new warrantless wiretap ruling

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A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled in favor of President George W. Bush’s controversial Terrorist Surveillance Program, which allows the government to spy on Americans without a warrant. The court reversed an earlier decision in which two American attorneys were awarded more than $20,000 in damages and their...
Court makes spying on Americans legal with new warrantless wiretap ruling

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)

Federal Appeals Court To Decide If Facebook "Likes" Are Protected Speech

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Facebook attorneys told a federal appeals court Thursday that “likes” deserve free-speech protection, and anything less would “would result in chilling the very valued means for communication the Internet has made possible.” As Bloomberg reports, the argument is part of a... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Federal Appeals Court To Decide If Facebook "Likes" Are Protected Speech

News Corp Threatens To Take Fox Shows To A Paid Cable Network If It Loses Its Lawsuit Against Aereo (NWS)

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News Corp's COO Chase Carey told attendees at the National Association of Broadcasters conference today that the company could move Fox programming to a paid cable network if it loses its lawsuit against Aereo. Aereo is an app that retransmits over the air broadcast signals to mobile devices, meaning you...
News Corp Threatens To Take Fox Shows To A Paid Cable Network If It Loses Its Lawsuit Against Aereo (NWS)
Apple Vs. Samsung: U.S. Judge Denies Apple's Request For Permanent Injunction, Tosses Samsung's Call For New Trial

Barry Diller and Aereo Win Another Legal Battle

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Another legal victory for Aereo, the Web video startup that wants to upend the TV industry: A Federal appeals court has rejected a request from broadcasters and TV station owners to halt Aereo’s TV-over-the Web service. By a vote of 2 to 1, the Second Circuit appeals court denied a...
Barry Diller and Aereo Win Another Legal Battle

Torrent site IsoHunt loses appeal against MPAA filters

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A federal appeals court's ruling means that search filters -- based on keywords supplied by the MPAA -- must remain in place if the site is to stay online. [Read more]...
Torrent site IsoHunt loses appeal against MPAA filters

Appeals Court Holds Firm: The Government Cannot Be Sued For Violating Its Own Wiretapping Laws

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There's more bad news on the Fourth Amendment front as the appeals court reviewing a lawsuit filed against the US government for illegally spying on American citizens has declined to rehear the Al-Haramain case. A federal appeals court is refusing to reconsider its August ruling in which it said the...
Appeals Court Holds Firm: The Government Cannot Be Sued For Violating Its Own Wiretapping Laws

US federal appeals court reverses Galaxy Nexus sales ban

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal District has overturned (PDF) the preliminary injunction that forbade sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. In late June, following a lawsuit filed by Apple earlier this year, a California court granted an injunction against Samsung that banned the sale of the...
US federal appeals court reverses Galaxy Nexus sales ban

Can Google Save DISH?

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The blogosphere has been in a bit of a frenzy ever since The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that Google has started to test a new service on selected DISH set-top boxes. The Journal’s Jessica Vascellaro told her readers that the application makes it possible to search for content carried...
Can Google Save DISH?
Appeals court raises standard for laptop searches at US border

MPAA "embedding is infringement" theory rejected by court

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Judge Posner A federal appeals court has decisively rejected a legal theory that would have placed anyone who embeds a third-party video on her website in legal jeopardy. In a Thursday decision, Judge Richard Posner of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the "video bookmarking" site myVidster was...
MPAA "embedding is infringement" theory rejected by court
U.S. court authorizes warrantless (but limited) cell phone search

Google Wins a Round in Book-Scan Fight

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A lawsuit filed by a group of authors against Google to stop it from scanning millions of books shouldn't have been certified as a class action at this point, a federal appeals court ruled on Monday....
Google Wins a Round in Book-Scan Fight

Social Networks Use Civil Disobedience To Protect User Data

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  Facebook and Google deserve the criticism they have received over the years for fumbling user privacy. But the two Internet giants, along with Microsoft and Yahoo, also deserve kudos for defying police requests for users' online communications. Defying Federal Law The companies have chosen civil disobedience over following federal...
Social Networks Use Civil Disobedience To Protect User Data

Wikipedia page of Judge Koh, of Apple-Samsung trial, locked after 'edit war'

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Unsupported allegations against judge who oversaw trials between Apple and Samsung added to Wikipedia page - but identities and purposes of contributors unclearThe Wikipedia page for Judge Lucy Koh - who has overseen a number of court battles between Apple and Samsung - has been locked until Sunday after an...
Wikipedia page of Judge Koh, of Apple-Samsung trial, locked after 'edit war'

Wireless industry waits for SF's next move on cell phone radiation

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A federal appeals court has blocked the city's cell phone radiation-warning ordinance, but San Francisco hasn't hinted what it will do next. [Read more]...
Wireless industry waits for SF's next move on cell phone radiation

Appeals Court upholds FCC data roaming rules

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A federal appeals court rejected Verizon's bid to eliminate new rules adopted by the FCC that would force larger carriers to allow smaller players to roam on their data networks at reasonable rates. [Read more]...
Appeals Court upholds FCC data roaming rules
Appeals court upholds legality of Aereo's "tiny antennas" scheme

Samsung's Galaxy Nexus Gets A Reprieve As Appeals Court Overturns Sales Injunction

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After stating that a California district court “abused its discretion,” the U.S. Court Of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has officially reversed a previously-issued sales injunction on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Reuters reports. This whole kerfuffle is centered on one particular patent — #8,086,604 to be specific — which deals with...
Samsung's Galaxy Nexus Gets A Reprieve As Appeals Court Overturns Sales Injunction
The genie is out of the bottle: Aereo's court victory and what it means for the TV business
Feds urge court to reject laptop encryption appeal
Federal appeals court revives Viacom’s $1 billion lawsuit against YouTube

Australian Court Finds Google Responsible For Misleading Ads Placed By Its Advertisers

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A Federal Appeals Court in Australia has found Google responsible for misleading ads that displayed when users searched for certain terms and received ads from competitors who had bid on those terms. The ruling, though it only applies in Australia, is important because one of Google’s most... Please visit Search...
Australian Court Finds Google Responsible For Misleading Ads Placed By Its Advertisers

Media outlets will argue in Apple, Samsung appeal over sealed documents

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A federal appeals court has allowed the New York Times and other media outlets to argue against sealing documents in the “patent trial of the century” between Apple and Samsung that took place last summer. In a short order issued on Thursday, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...
Media outlets will argue in Apple, Samsung appeal over sealed documents
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