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Yahoo excused from Indian internet censorship lawsuit due to lack of evidence

U.S. Flip-flopping Proves Us Right, Megaupload Tells Court

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While Dotcom’s legal battle in New Zealand focuses on spying efforts and unwarranted seizures, the U.S. federal court still has to decide on Megaupload’s request to dismiss the entire case against the company. Several months ago Megaupload filed a request to dismiss the indictment against it, until the U.S. Government...
U.S. Flip-flopping Proves Us Right, Megaupload Tells Court

U.S. Govt. Equates Megaupload to Bank Robbers

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Two weeks ago Megaupload’s lawyers filed a motion to dismiss the criminal case on the basis that the company was never properly served. This issue was previously acknowledged by Judge O’Grady, who had doubts that the case would ever go to trial due to this procedural matter. However, the Government...
U.S. Govt. Equates Megaupload to Bank Robbers

Megaupload Points Out That The DOJ Has Contradicted Itself Concerning Legality Of Serving Megaupload

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Earlier this month, we pointed out that the Justice Department had asked the federal courts to amend the federal rules concerning issuing a summons on a corporation. As the filing made clear, they were concerned about being able to serve criminal complaints on foreign companies with no US presence, since...
Megaupload Points Out That The DOJ Has Contradicted Itself Concerning Legality Of Serving Megaupload

Megaupload: U.S. Government Trying to Rewrite the Rules

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Earlier this month Megaupload asked the court to dismiss its case because U.S. law doesn’t permit criminal proceedings against foreign companies. The issue has become crucial in the ongoing Megaupload proceedings, as it may lead to a premature dismissal of the case. According to “Rule 4″ of criminal procedure the...
Megaupload: U.S. Government Trying to Rewrite the Rules

Lawyers Going After Charles Carreon Increase Their Request To $40,000 In Attorneys' Fees Owed

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Last week, we noted that the case of a parodist blogger against Charles Carreon concerning Carreon's threats to wait the blogger out and sue at a later date was mostly over, after Carreon effectively threw in the towel, and admitted that his legal threats were completely empty and he wouldn't...
Lawyers Going After Charles Carreon Increase Their Request To $40,000 In Attorneys' Fees Owed
NCsoft turns its hand to iOS platformers with Project 83113
The monster hordes are back in Kingdom Rush

Texas Legislator Introduces Bill That Would Allow Legal Papers To Be Served To People's Social Media Accounts

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Well, this should be fun. A bill (a very short one) has been introduced into the Texas state legislature that would grant various entities the right to serve people legal papers via their social media accounts. This is more of an add on than an actual bill, giving process...
Texas Legislator Introduces Bill That Would Allow Legal Papers To Be Served To People's Social Media Accounts

Australian Parliament summons Apple, Microsoft, Adobe to justify higher prices

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Had we been wild and spontaneous enough to buy a MacBook Air in Australia in 2011, we'd have been looking at a 15 percent premium over the US price. According to MacRumors, throwing some Adobe software into our antipodean shopping cart would have pushed that disparity even higher --...
Australian Parliament summons Apple, Microsoft, Adobe to justify higher prices

Australia summons technology giants

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Technology giants Apple, Microsoft and Adobe are called by the Australian parliament to appear before a committee looking at pricing levels....
Australia summons technology giants
Megaupload claims it is beyond the reach of US criminal law

Indian court tells Google and Facebook execs to stop by, have a chat

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India and the various powers that be on the Internet have had a bit of a contentious relationship for the past year or so. The primary issue has been censorship, in that the Indian government wants more of it and the giants of the tech world want no part....
Indian court tells Google and Facebook execs to stop by, have a chat

Dropbox Summons the Spirit of its Early Days With Employee Hack Week

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Do you remember the most productive time in your life? Drew Houston does. It was the summer of 2007, and he was working on Dropbox day and night — mostly night — with his co-founder Arash Ferdowski. Dropbox CEO Drew Houston He’d begin each day at 1 p.m., drive over...
Dropbox Summons the Spirit of its Early Days With Employee Hack Week
Apple CEO to testify to Congress on $100 billion cash stash, taxes, jobs

The Magician Sued By Teller For Copyright Infringement Has Tried A Disappearing Act In Response

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Nearly a year ago, we wrote about the disappointing news that Raymond Teller, better known as "Teller" from Penn & Teller (also as the silent guy in that act), was suing another magician for copyright infringement for copying one of his tricks. This was disappointing on multiple levels. As we...
The Magician Sued By Teller For Copyright Infringement Has Tried A Disappearing Act In Response

Megaupload: U.S. Intentionally Disrespects Foreign Sovereignty

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Last month Megaupload asked the court to dismiss the case because U.S. law doesn’t permit criminal proceedings against foreign companies. The issue has become crucial in the ongoing Megaupload proceedings, as it may lead to a premature dismissal of the case. According to “Rule 4″ of criminal procedure the authorities...
Megaupload: U.S. Intentionally Disrespects Foreign Sovereignty

Charles Carreon Finally Gets Served

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When last we checked in on "just keep digging" lawyer Charles Carreon, he had been hiding out in his Arizona home, purposely avoiding getting served for the lawsuit filed against him by a parodist blogger who Carreon had been threatening to sue. Carreon had promised to wait until people weren't...
Charles Carreon Finally Gets Served

U.S. Judge Dismisses "Copyright Shakedown" of Foreign Video Sites

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In February 2011, FraserSide IP LLC, a subsidiary of adult entertainment company Private Media Group, filed a complaint against Youngtek Solutions Limited, the owners of two “tube” sites called EmpFlix and TNAflix. Specializing in adult content, the sites will be familiar to many readers since they were heavily promoted by...
U.S. Judge Dismisses "Copyright Shakedown" of Foreign Video Sites

Satechi BT Media Remote steers your iOS media habits, summons Siri via Bluetooth

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Sometimes you just don't feel like getting up to flip through that Yacht Rock playlist on Spotify while your Apple slate rests comfortably in its dock. Satechi is looking to prolong your relaxation with its BT Media Remote for your iPhone, iPad or Mac. The accessory does exactly what...
Satechi BT Media Remote steers your iOS media habits, summons Siri via Bluetooth

Wikileaks Truck Owner Arrested For Photographing Police; Told It Was Because He Was 'A Dick'

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There's a guy in NY, Clark Stoekley, who apparently owns a white panel van that he's painted with the Wikileaks logo to raise awareness for the plight of Bradley Manning (though he has no other connection to Manning or Wikileaks). There's a lot more info on the truck on his...
Wikileaks Truck Owner Arrested For Photographing Police; Told It Was Because He Was 'A Dick'

Megaupload To DOJ: You Don't Get To Make Up The Rules That Suit You

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Yesterday, we wrote about the US Justice Department arguing that there's no problem with the fact (which it admits) that it did not and could not properly "serve" Megaupload as a corporation, since it has no US presence, arguing that as long as it generally makes an effort to do...
Megaupload To DOJ: You Don't Get To Make Up The Rules That Suit You

French Jewish Students Union demands Twitter hand over identities of those behind anti-Semitic tweets

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French Jewish Students Union UEJF has filed summons against Twitter, asking the startup to hand over identities of users who posted anti-Semitic and racist tweets last October, France Info reports. As you may remember, user-generated hashtag #unbonjuif (#agoodJew in French) had generated a flurry of tweets that could be qualified as...
French Jewish Students Union demands Twitter hand over identities of those behind anti-Semitic tweets

UK's House Of Lords Summons Facebook And Google To Talk Convergence And Media Power

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The UK’s House of Lords has summoned senior figures from Facebook and Google in their ongoing investigation into media convergence, media power and how this should be regulated in the future. The Communications Committee, which is leading the investigation, will be meeting Simon Milner, policy director at Facebook, and Sarah...
UK's House Of Lords Summons Facebook And Google To Talk Convergence And Media Power

India begins issuing summons to Web users accused of "inflammatory" content

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The Indian government’s efforts to ‘clean up’ social media are continuing after officials revealed that they have begun sending legal notices to Twitter users who they believe stirred ethic tensions by posting inflammatory and controversial content. The government suspended the sending of multiple SMSes and blocked a series of websites...
India begins issuing summons to Web users accused of "inflammatory" content
'Guardians of Middle-earth' summons Legolas and the Witch-king into the fray

NY Police Chief Ray Kelly Says The Boston Bombing Takes Privacy 'Off The Table'

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In light of the recent Boston bombing, NYPD Police Chief Ray Kelly is now restructuring some sort of nonexistent deal with New Yorkers, issuing a clawback on their civil liberties. According to Kelly, the Boston Marathon bombing means privacy has been "taken off the table." "I'm a major proponent...
NY Police Chief Ray Kelly Says The Boston Bombing Takes Privacy 'Off The Table'

Make your feelings known with Moodeet

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Moodeet is a new iOS-based social networking app from the company of the same name. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. Moodeet is a social mood-tracking app that allows users to post quick, simple status updates that include their current mood from a predefined selection...
Make your feelings known with Moodeet

Megaupload pushes for dismissal of indictment

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Lawyers for Megaupload filed another motion on Wednesday asking a federal court to dismiss its criminal case, continuing its argument that the company can't be served a summons since it was headquartered outside the U.S....
Megaupload pushes for dismissal of indictment

Court Says Case Against Megaupload Can Continue, Despite Not Being Able To Serve The Company

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We've covered one of the sideshow issues in the larger Megaupload case: whether or not the US DOJ could get away with charging Megaupload (the company) without it being located in the US. This wouldn't have impacted the individuals who were indicted separately, but the case against the company entity...
Court Says Case Against Megaupload Can Continue, Despite Not Being Able To Serve The Company
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