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Operator of German file-sharing site sentenced to almost four years in prison

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A 33-year-old man was sentenced to three years and 10 months in prison by a German court for running the torrent site torrent.to between December 2005 and April 2008.He was sentenced by the local court of Aachen on April 30 for the commercial and unauthorized exploitation of copyrighted works,...
Operator of German file-sharing site sentenced to almost four years in prison

Apple Going to Court in China for Warranty Violation

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Apple has come under renewed fire in China for not abiding by the country's consumer protection laws, after a local court accepted the first lawsuit filed by users against its after-sales services....
Apple Going to Court in China for Warranty Violation

Yet Another Court Says Illinois 'Eavesdropping' Law That Criminalizes Recording Police Is Unconstitutional

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We've covered in great detail the ridiculous law in Illinois that makes it a crime to record police, even while they're on duty, without their knowledge. This seems crazy to us, and it appears the courts are agreeing. Last fall, we noted that a state court had ruled the law...
Yet Another Court Says Illinois 'Eavesdropping' Law That Criminalizes Recording Police Is Unconstitutional

German court upholds ban on Apple's iCloud push e-mail services

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Apple will not be able to immediately reactivate push e-mail for iCloud and MobileMe users in Germany, as a local court has upheld a ban on the service in that country....
German court upholds ban on Apple's iCloud push e-mail services
"Algorithms can have errors": One man's quest to purge horrific pictures from his Google results

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

Shanghai court sides with Apple in iPad trademark dispute, sales to continue

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Apple can continue to sell the iPad in Shanghai after a local court sided with the company in a trademark dispute over ownership of the "iPad" name....
Shanghai court sides with Apple in iPad trademark dispute, sales to continue

Australia charges man claiming to be LulzSec leader

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Australia has charged a 24-year-old man who allegedly defaced a government website earlier this month and claims to be the leader of LulzSec, a rogue inactive hacking group.The man, from Point Clare about 50 miles north of Sydney, was charged with two counts of unauthorized modification of data and...
Australia charges man claiming to be LulzSec leader

Subpoenas to be served via Facebook and Twitter in Estonia

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According to a report today from AFP, crime suspects may be contacted by a court using their email, Facebook or Twitter accounts. The message would contain a short link leading to court documents. It’s a draft bill at the moment and a subpoena would only be delivered if the person...
Subpoenas to be served via Facebook and Twitter in Estonia
Google/Motorola unilaterally drop ITC patent infringement case against Apple

Australia arrests and charges self-proclaimed LulzSec leader "Aush0k"

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On Wednesday, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested and charged a 24-year-old man from New South Wales who claims to be the leader of LulzSec. The man, who has not yet been named publicly by the authorities, is believed to be the person behind the online moniker “Aush0k.” Other Australian media have...
Australia arrests and charges self-proclaimed LulzSec leader "Aush0k"

Shanghai Court Rejects iPad Injunction Request

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Apple's iPad won't be banned from sale in Shanghai, after a local court rejected a trademark infringement-related sales injunction request....
Shanghai Court Rejects iPad Injunction Request

Unitech Moves Against Telenor

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Indian developer Unitech has approached a local court seeking to prevent partner Telenor of Norway from entering into any competing business venture or transferring their telecom joint venture to a new entity....
Unitech Moves Against Telenor

Court Reportedly Rules Against Apple In China As The iPads Keep Rolling Out Of Foxconn

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Last week, it looked like Apple was gaining the upper hand in its ongoing trademark battle with Proview over the use of the name iPad, with a court ruling in Apple’s favor, and new documents that seemed to indicate Apple legitimately bought “iPad” from Proview.  Today, however, a Guangdong province...
Court Reportedly Rules Against Apple In China As The iPads Keep Rolling Out Of Foxconn

“Anonymous” Hacks Anti-Piracy Takedown Tool

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Two months ago millions of Indians were shaken up by a mass anti-piracy action. Internet providers all across the country blocked access to major BitTorrent sites such as The Pirate Bay and Torrentz.eu after a local court issued a so-called John Doe order. The order wasn’t targeted at a specific...
“Anonymous” Hacks Anti-Piracy Takedown Tool

Daily Report: Apple Defends iPad Name in China

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Apple came to a local court in Shanghai to fight allegations that it did not own rights to the iPad trademark in China, David Barboza reports. The legal challenge threatens to prevent the company from selling one of its most popular products in one of its fastest-growing markets....
Daily Report: Apple Defends iPad Name in China
Bankrupt Chinese company still angling for an iPad ban in Shanghai

Belgian Newspapers Agree To Drop Lawsuit Over Google News After Google Promises To Show Them How To Make Money Online

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As we've been reporting, there's been a movement underway in many countries to argue that something like Google News -- which displays headlines, brief snippets and links to full news stories on newspapers' own websites -- somehow violates newspaper copyrights. This makes no sense logically, especially given just how much...
Belgian Newspapers Agree To Drop Lawsuit Over Google News After Google Promises To Show Them How To Make Money Online
Comcast asks judge to throw out anti-piracy subpoenas meant to 'shake down' users

Apple pays US$60M for iPad trademark in China

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Apple has agreed to pay US$60 million for ownership of the iPad trademark in China, as part of a settlement with a little-known Chinese firm called Proview that had tried to ban sales of the tablet in the country, according to a local court....
Apple pays US$60M for iPad trademark in China

Apple pays $60M for iPad trademark in China

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Apple has agreed to pay $60 million for ownership of the iPad trademark in China, as part of a settlement with a little-known Chinese firm called Proview that had tried to ban sales of the tablet in the country, according to a local court....
Apple pays $60M for iPad trademark in China

Apple suffers China trademark blow as local court enforces iPad sales ban, others may follow

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Apple has been dealt a blow in its ongoing battle over the iPad trademark in China, after a court in the southern part of the country ruled that local distributors must stop selling the iPad due to the company’s ongoing legal case. According to a report from the Associated Press, a...
Apple suffers China trademark blow as local court enforces iPad sales ban, others may follow

iPhone name in peril in Mexico following local court ruling

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The Mexican Supreme Court today sided with a local company over Apple when it comes to the naming rights of the iPhone. [Read more]...
iPhone name in peril in Mexico following local court ruling

Indian minister: Google, Facebook and others must comply with our laws

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India’s minister of state for communications and technology has warned Facebook, Google and other Web firms that they must conform to India’s laws if they want to operate in the country. Minister Sachin Pilot told IBN that there is simply no other option: Be it a social media website or...
Indian minister: Google, Facebook and others must comply with our laws
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