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HTC Can't Sue Apple With Google's Loaner Patents, Says ITC

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To the lawyers that concocted it, HTC’s plan to sue Apple with a handful of patents borrowed from Google might have seemed viable strategy — theoretically. But in practice it’s proven a dismal failure. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has tossed out five Google patents assigned to HTC to...
HTC Can't Sue Apple With Google's Loaner Patents, Says ITC

Google executive in Brazil detained after failure to remove YouTube video

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Company defends stance in spite of national law which bans campaign ads which offend political candidatesPolice have detained Google's most senior executive in Brazil after the company failed to take down a YouTube video attacking a mayoral candidate in alleged violation of electoral law.Google is appealing against the charges against...
Google executive in Brazil detained after failure to remove YouTube video
Aereo licenses Bloomberg TV as first cable station

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

Texas student that refused school RFID tag on religious grounds loses federal appeal

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A high school student in Texas has lost a federal court appeal against her school’s identification policy and will now be required to wear an identity tag at her school — without the RFID capability — or transfer to a new one, Wired reports. Andrea Hernandez, a sophomore John Jay...
Texas student that refused school RFID tag on religious grounds loses federal appeal

Apple vs. Motorola Mobility Matchup Called on Account of Judge's Annoyance

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Richard Posner, the judge presiding over Apple v. Motorola Mobility, has little patience for the companies’ legal teams and even less for their dilatory arguments. Earlier this year, Posner upbraided Motorola for what he described as the company’s “ridiculous” approach to claim construction. Then he spanked Apple’s legal team for...
Apple vs. Motorola Mobility Matchup Called on Account of Judge's Annoyance

Apple shunts Samsung apology below bottom of home page

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Large-type statement that Galaxy Tab tablet did not copy iPad complies with ruling but code ensures most users won't read itAfter being reprimanded by the court of appeal, Apple UK has put a large-type acknowledgement to Samsung that its rival's tablets did not copy the iPad on its home page...
Apple shunts Samsung apology below bottom of home page

Twitter Launches "Age Screening" With Buddy Media, Underage Users Can No Longer Follow Adult Brands

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The next time you try to follow an alcohol company or other brand with age-restricted products who has opted in to Twitter’s new “Age Screening” system, you’ll be required to submit your age, and won’t be allowed to follow if you’re too young. Nothing will change about who people have already...
Twitter Launches "Age Screening" With Buddy Media, Underage Users Can No Longer Follow Adult Brands

Not So Fast! Black Car Industry Files Injunction One Day Before NYC Taxi App Pilot

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A pilot program for smartphone apps that would allow New Yorkers to hail yellow cabs at the press of a button may be delayed by a court injunction filed today by organizations representing the black car industry. According to a press release, the Livery Roundtable and the Black Car Assistance...
Not So Fast! Black Car Industry Files Injunction One Day Before NYC Taxi App Pilot

Mt. Gox now requires verification for non-Bitcoin transactions

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While the Bitcoin market is advancing toward legitimacy in the financial world, that also means closer legal scrutiny -- and the Mt. Gox exchange is tightening its policies to match. As of today, the institution requires verification for every non-Bitcoin deposit or withdrawal. The move keeps Mt. Gox in...
Mt. Gox now requires verification for non-Bitcoin transactions
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