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Cisco and the Entertainment Software Association file statements on the public interest with the ITC

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The ITC keeps receiving statements on public interest considerations relevant to its decisions on Motorola's complaints against Apple and Microsoft, and all of the statements submitted so far advocate that the trade agency refrain from exclusion orders in those cases.Today Cisco Systems joined the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), HP, Nokia,...
Cisco and the Entertainment Software Association file statements on the public interest with the ITC

Anti-Piracy Group Already Demanding That Kim Dotcom's New Mega Service Be Shut Down

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This probably isn't a huge surprise, but with the launch of Kim Dotcom's new Mega cloud drive system, many in the entertainment industry have assumed that he must be relaunching Megaupload and a way to infringe. However, it seems pretty clear that Mega is quite different and mostly resembles other...
Anti-Piracy Group Already Demanding That Kim Dotcom's New Mega Service Be Shut Down

Judge Koh deals next blow to Samsung, denies all 12 of its summary judgment requests

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On Saturday, Judge Koh denied the entirety of a comprehensive summary judgment motion that Samsung brought in May. Samsung attacked the validity of each and every one of the intellectual property rights asserted by Apple at this stage as well as Apple's FRAND-related antitrust claims, and failed all the way....
Judge Koh deals next blow to Samsung, denies all 12 of its summary judgment requests

How Barrett Brown shone light on the murky world of security contractors | Arun Gupta

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Unlike Edward Snowden or Bradley Manning, Brown is not a celebrity. But after helping expose a dirty tricks plot, he faces jailAny attempt to rein in the vast US surveillance apparatus exposed by Edward Snowden's whistleblowing will be for naught unless government and corporations alike are subject to greater oversight....
How Barrett Brown shone light on the murky world of security contractors | Arun Gupta

How to be a gaming industry player

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What does it take to be a big player in the gaming industry?...
How to be a gaming industry player

I'll Download Game of Thrones from The Pirate Bay, Iron Sky Director Tells HBO

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It’s certainly been an eventful few days for smash-hit TV show Game of Thrones. On Sunday and just before the premiere of the new season, HBO programming president Michael Lombardo went further than almost anyone expected by admitting that piracy does have an upside. He described massive downloading of the...
I'll Download Game of Thrones from The Pirate Bay, Iron Sky Director Tells HBO

Dotcom's Mega: Anti-Piracy Group Moves To Cut Off Site's Finances

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Yesterday was the big day. After a year of turmoil for Kim Dotcom and this associates, Mega was born from the ashes of Megaupload, destroyed by the U.S. government in January 2012 at the behest of the MPAA. The launch press conference in front of 200+ guests and a worldwide...
Dotcom's Mega: Anti-Piracy Group Moves To Cut Off Site's Finances
Howard Lindzon On Why He Sold His Twitter Stock, And The 'Hijack' Of StockTwits' Cashtags [TCTV]

Google's promise not to assert 10 patents against open source software: just a PR stunt

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In 2005 certain companies (IBM, Sun Microsystems, Computer Associates) promised not to assert select patents against open source software. They all got some publicity for their announcements, but after a while it was easy for everyone to see that those pledges had not changed anything, particularly because they involved relatively...
Google's promise not to assert 10 patents against open source software: just a PR stunt

With Windows 8 Chief Out, is Scott Forstall in the Wings?

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When the news of Scott Forstall leaving Apple in 2013 hit the wire, I was stunned as were others. Now another Major industry player has been tossed. This time it's Microsoft's Windows President Steven Sinofsky. The timing of these two events .......
With Windows 8 Chief Out, is Scott Forstall in the Wings?

Canadian Universities Have One Week To Stop A Disastrous Copyright Licensing Deal

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Canada's universities are on the verge of accepting a copyright licensing deal that flies in the face of all reason, agreeing to pay higher fees for the clearance of all sorts of new digital rights—including some that don't actually exist—despite a major Supreme Court ruling and a fast-approaching copyright reform...
Canadian Universities Have One Week To Stop A Disastrous Copyright Licensing Deal
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