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New York court casts doubt on resale of digital music in ReDigi case

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Judge says 'second-hand' service infringed on Capitol Records' right to reproduction but experts suggest issue is not resolvedThe legality of selling digital music in the same way as an old book or CD has been called into question, after a New York court ruled that the act is in violation...
New York court casts doubt on resale of digital music in ReDigi case

Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

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Greenlight Capital scored a major win over Apple executives in federal court this week. Greenlight Capital Inc. founder David Einhorn may have won a major battle against Apple, with a federal judge ruling in his favor on Friday to block an upcoming shareholders vote over preferred stock, Reuters reported....
Judge Blocks Vote Over Preferred Shares

Here's Judge Sullivan's Ruling In Greenlight Capital's Lawsuit Against Apple

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Below is the opinion of Judge Richard Sullivan of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan in the matter of Greenlight Capital vs. Apple. The meat of the opinion is on page 10: “Having carefully reviewed the record before it, the Court finds that Greenlight and Gralnick face irreparable harm if...
Here's Judge Sullivan's Ruling In Greenlight Capital's Lawsuit Against Apple

Judge blocks Apple's proxy vote over preferred stock

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Greenlight Capital fund manager David Einhorn has won an injunction that will block an upcoming vote on one of Apple's shareholder proposals, meaning the vote is unlikely to take place as scheduled on February 27. US District Richard Sullivan ruled on Friday that Apple's proposal "impermissibly bundles 'separate matters'...
Judge blocks Apple's proxy vote over preferred stock

Sorry, Amazon: Court deals blow to resale of 'used' digital music

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A federal judge’s ruling in favor of Capitol Records in a suit against the ReDigi digital music service could have implications for Amazon.com and other companies that have been eying the market for “used” digital goods. Siding with the record label’s copyright claims, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Sullivan found,...
Sorry, Amazon: Court deals blow to resale of 'used' digital music

Apple, Greenlight move to speed up lawsuit timing

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Judge Richard Sullivan of the US Court for the Southern District of New York has approved a request by both Apple and Greenlight Capital to speed up lawsuit proceedings, says the Wall Street Journal. Apple is hoping to file a formal response by the end of Wednesday, and Greenlight will...
Apple, Greenlight move to speed up lawsuit timing
Judge stops Apple shareholder vote on preferred stock proposal

David Einhorn Presents Preferred Share Plan

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In a rare public conference call, the Greenlight Capital founder laid out his argument for iPrefs. In the latest round in the fight against Apple, Greenlight Capital founder David Einhorn defended his plan for the company to issue preferred stock (which he calls iPrefs) in a public call with...
David Einhorn Presents Preferred Share Plan

MP3 resale ban could close doors for Apple and Amazon's second-hand media plans

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A federal court's ruling against MP3 resale service ReDigi could be bad news for Apple and Amazon, who've both considered setting up their own stores for second-hand digital content. As Ars Technica reports, U.S. District Court judge Richard Sullivan ruled that users aren't allowed to resell their old MP3...
MP3 resale ban could close doors for Apple and Amazon's second-hand media plans
Apple cash pile fight ends with a win for Greenlight Capital, judge rules

Judge Sides With Greenlight, Blocks Apple From Holding Shareholder Vote On Proposal Over Preferred Stock

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The “silly sideshow” around Greenlight Capital and Apple issuing preferred stock, as Apple CEO Tim Cook put it, will go on according to a ruling today by U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan in NYC today. Sullivan sided with Greenlight Capital manager David Einhorn, blocking Apple from being able to proceed with a...
Judge Sides With Greenlight, Blocks Apple From Holding Shareholder Vote On Proposal Over Preferred Stock

Greenlight's Einhorn drops suit against Apple over preferred stock plans

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Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn has dropped his suit against Apple which was filed to prevent it from eliminating preferred shares, reports Bloomberg. This follows the removal of the related proxy proposal that would have been voted on in this week’s shareholders meeting. Einhorn, who holds over a million Apple shares,...
Greenlight's Einhorn drops suit against Apple over preferred stock plans

Judge denies early ban on ReDigi's music resales

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ReDigi, a company that wants to sell 'used' digital music, has successfully dodged a preliminary injunction filed by EMI last month. Capitol Records, who owns EMI, argued that the service would infringe copyrights as there would be no guarantee that the seller would delete the copy of the digital track...
Judge denies early ban on ReDigi's music resales

You Still Can't Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules

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In the U.S. it’s perfectly legal to buy a CD or DVD and then sell it someone else — that’s the reason Netflix exists. But when it comes to digital media, that doesn’t work. That’s the gist of a new Federal court ruling, which says that startup ReDigi can’t do...
You Still Can't Resell Your iTunes Songs, Court Rules

Hedge fund wins suit Apple's CEO called a 'silly sideshow'

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But David Einhorn is no closer to getting the preferred shares he's been lobbying for FORTUNE -- Three days after he heard the case, U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan ruled against Apple (AAPL) and for David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital in a dispute that generated a lot of heat but shed...
Hedge fund wins suit Apple's CEO called a 'silly sideshow'
Want to resell your MP3s online? Too bad, says NY judge

Judge grants Greenlight's motion to red light Apple shareholder vote

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Judge blocks Apple from allowing shareholder vote at annual meeting concerning bundled preferred stock proposal. #BREAKING $AAPL— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) February 22, 2013 According to a report from Reuters, following a request from Greenlight Capital, a judge has blocked Apple from going through with a shareholder proposal that would...
Judge grants Greenlight's motion to red light Apple shareholder vote

Court slams shut music locker ReDigi, says "first sale" doesn't apply

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A court ruled on Saturday that “music locker,” ReDigi, which offers consumers a way to resell music they had purchased from iTunes, is liable for copyright infringement. The ruling is likely to force the service to shut down and also dims the prospect for a mainstream marketplace for used digital...
Court slams shut music locker ReDigi, says "first sale" doesn't apply

David Einhorn wins battle to make Apple change shareholder vote options

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Judge approves injunction barring tech giant from putting four votes on one ballot but 'iPref' share fight goes onDavid Einhorn has one legal win under his belt in his battle with technology giant Apple. Einhorn, the CEO of hedge fund Greenlight Capital, has been battling Apple on two fronts. The...
David Einhorn wins battle to make Apple change shareholder vote options

Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling

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Apple has withdrawn from its proxy statement a controversial proposal it had intended to place before shareholders that had drawn the ire, and a lawsuit, from hedge fund manager David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital. Apple just moments ago issued a statement essentially saying it will comply with the ruling of...
Apple Pulls Controversial Proxy Proposal After Court Ruling

Judge Says David Einhorn's Suit Against Apple Has 'A Likelihood Of Success'

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Einhorn's hedge fund has shown a "likelihood of success" if his legal attack against Apple Inc goes forward, a U.S. judge said, though he made no immediate ruling on fund's request to block a shareholder vote on a proxy proposal next week. U.S. District Judge...
Judge Says David Einhorn's Suit Against Apple Has 'A Likelihood Of Success'

ReDigi case heads to court: Are we allowed to resell digital purchases or not?

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A few months back we covered the launch of ReDigi, a digital music store based on a business model of selling “used” digital tracks. The site in question claims that its software is capable of identifying music files legally purchased from iTunes and can remove a user’s access to said...
ReDigi case heads to court: Are we allowed to resell digital purchases or not?

Greenlight wins injunction vs. Apple preferred stock vote

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US District Judge Richard Sullivan has ruled in favor of Greenlight Capital, and issued an injunction against an Apple shareholder vote on issuing preferred stock, Reuters reports. The proposal was to have been brought up at Apple's annual shareholder meeting on February 27th. Greenlight is pursuing a lawsuit against Apple...
Greenlight wins injunction vs. Apple preferred stock vote
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