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Microsoft wins in U.S. court, prevents Motorola from near-term enforcement of forthcoming German ruling

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[DEVELOPING STORY -- may still add detail]I just heard from a local source watching developments that the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington granted a Microsoft motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against Motorola Mobility. This U.S. court order prevents the handset maker...
Microsoft wins in U.S. court, prevents Motorola from near-term enforcement of forthcoming German ruling

Microsoft wins short block on Motorola banning Windows, Xbox

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Microsoft scored an important win in a Seattle courtroom by successfully getting a temporary block on any Motorola bans of its products. The temporary restraining order prevents Motorola from securing a ban on Windows or the Xbox 360 until the court believes it has made a sincere effort to license...
Microsoft wins short block on Motorola banning Windows, Xbox
US judge temporarily stops Motorola from blocking Microsoft products — in Germany

Data Nerds Revolt! PeopleBrowsr Takes Twitter to Court Over Alleged Anticompetitive Actions

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If there’s one valuable thing Twitter holds, it is the company’s vast treasure trove of billions of tweets. It is an opus of thoughts and utterances, all made in real-time, that make up the company’s most precious asset: The “interest graph.” Twitter knows this. And for years now, the company...
Data Nerds Revolt! PeopleBrowsr Takes Twitter to Court Over Alleged Anticompetitive Actions

The Philippines' Awful New 'Cybercrime' Law Put On Hold -- For Now

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Last week Tim Cushing wrote about the hugely-worrying new "cybercrime" law passed in the Philippines that seemed likely to criminalize all kinds of everyday online activities. As an article on Radio Australia's site reports, the Philippines' highest court has now stepped in after being petitioned to block the legislation: The...
The Philippines' Awful New 'Cybercrime' Law Put On Hold -- For Now

Apple's deliberate approach allows Samsung to launch Galaxy S III on time

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Late on Monday, Judge Lucy Koh responded to a joint Apple-Samsung proposal for a nearest-term schedule regarding the S III. The agreement that the parties had reached on the next steps reflected caution on both sides. Samsung apparently tried to be reasonably cooperative, while Apple wanted to take Samsung's claim of...
Apple's deliberate approach allows Samsung to launch Galaxy S III on time

PeopleBrowsr Vs. Twitter Legal Battle Returns to California Court

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PeopleBrowsr won a small victory in its ongoing litigation with Twitter on Wednesday, winning a decision to keep the case inside the state of California at the San Francisco Superior Court. It’s a long, complicated history between the two technology companies, but here’s the gist: PeopleBrowsr relies on access to...
PeopleBrowsr Vs. Twitter Legal Battle Returns to California Court

Irreparable injury result if FTC fails to police Google, group tells court

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A privacy group suing the Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday in a federal court brief that the agency’s inaction against Google warrants judicial review and failure to do so could cause “irreparable injury” to consumers.The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) wants a federal court to compel the FTC to enforce...
Irreparable injury result if FTC fails to police Google, group tells court
California judge blocks voter-approved ban on anonymity for sex offenders

Med Express Sues Marginally Dissatisfied Customer For Posting Accurate Feedback On eBay

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Here's yet another example of companies using lawsuits to censor speech -- a situation that would be stopped if there was a serious federal anti-SLAPP law in place. Paul Levy shares the incredible story of a company called "Med Express," an Ohio company, who appears to sell various medical equipment...
Med Express Sues Marginally Dissatisfied Customer For Posting Accurate Feedback On eBay

Apple could seek U.S ban of Samsung Galaxy S III today

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An attorney for apple said yesterday the company could request a temporary restraining order today try to keep the Galaxy S III from reaching the U.S. later this month. [Read more]...
Apple could seek U.S ban of Samsung Galaxy S III today

Social analytics firm PeopleBrowsr wins temporary order against Twitter

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Social media analytics service PeopleBrowsr said it has won a temporary restraining order in a California court against Twitter's decision to end its four-year old arrangement to supply data to the company....
Social analytics firm PeopleBrowsr wins temporary order against Twitter

Microsoft wins round vs. Motorola in key patent case

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In a closely watched technology patent dispute, a federal judge in Seattle this afternoon granted Microsoft’s motion for a temporary restraining order to prevent Motorola Mobility from blocking sales of Windows and Xbox in Germany, regardless of the outcome of a German court’s ruling in a related case. The decision...
Microsoft wins round vs. Motorola in key patent case

PeopleBrowsr wins temporary injunction against Twitter, regains access to the Firehose

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PeopleBrowsr, the social analytics service and parent company to Kred, has shared news that it has been awarded a temporary restraining order against Twitter granting it access to the service’s full Firehose. In PeopleBrowsr, Inc. et al vs Twitter, Inc., the company alleged that Twitter had restricted access to the...
PeopleBrowsr wins temporary injunction against Twitter, regains access to the Firehose

Legal bid to remove anti-Islam film from YouTube denied

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A judge in Los Angeles on Thursday denied a request to remove the offensive, anti-Islamic film "Innocence of Muslims" from YouTube, which has lead to many violent protests around the globe. Tragically, last week, the violence caused the death of four American government employees in Libya. Meanwhile, Google took the...
Legal bid to remove anti-Islam film from YouTube denied

Court to hold hearing on July 5 to discuss if Apple's 'antisuit lawsuit' against Motorola can proceed

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In February, Apple brought an "antisuit lawsuit" -- a lawsuit aiming to preclude another party from bringing and pursuing litigation -- against Motorola with respect to patent assertions targeting the iPhone 4S, arguing that Apple, as a third-party beneficiary to a license agreement between Qualcomm and Motorola, is shielded against such...
Court to hold hearing on July 5 to discuss if Apple's 'antisuit lawsuit' against Motorola can proceed

Microsoft-Motorola case in Seattle: claim construction order and list of issues for today's hearing

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At 11 AM Pacific Time today, Microsoft and Motorola will meet in a Seattle courtroom to discuss Microsoft's motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against the enforcement of an injunction a German court might order next week. The day before yesterday, Microsoft filed its related reply brief.Yesterday,...
Microsoft-Motorola case in Seattle: claim construction order and list of issues for today's hearing
How Samsung could get its revenge against Apple

Apple Is Challenged in China Over iPad Name

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Proview Technology (Shenzhen) has filed for a temporary restraining order in a Shanghai court to stop Apple from using the iPad name in mainland China....
Apple Is Challenged in China Over iPad Name

Ruling expected shortly in Ohio e-voting lawsuit

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A federal court is expected to rule soon on a motion for a temporary restraining order filed by Ohio Green Party co-chair Bob Fitrakis seeking the removal of software that was installed on central vote tabulation machines in over two dozen Ohio counties....
Ruling expected shortly in Ohio e-voting lawsuit

Motorola calls $4 billion royalty figure 'misleading' but doesn't dispute the number per se

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Late on Friday, Motorola Mobility filed its opposition brief to a Microsoft motion for partial summary judgment that asks a federal court in Seattle to find that Motorola breached contractual obligations by making excessive royalty demands that are nowhere near a FRAND royalty level. What lends the process concerning that...
Motorola calls $4 billion royalty figure 'misleading' but doesn't dispute the number per se

Zynga Says Former Employee Admits to Taking Confidential Files

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A judge has granted Zynga’s request to move forward in a lawsuit it filed against a former employee, who is believed to have stolen confidential documents before joining a rival social games maker. Zynga filed the complaint in San Francisco’s Superior Court last week against Alan Patmore, who left Zynga this summer...
Zynga Says Former Employee Admits to Taking Confidential Files

Mannheim Regional Court postponed Motorola-Microsoft decision by two weeks

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When the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington granted a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction Microsoft had requested against Motorola, the assumption was that the Mannheim Regional Court would hand down a ruling on a couple of Motorola Mobility lawsuits over allegedly H.264-essential patents next...
Mannheim Regional Court postponed Motorola-Microsoft decision by two weeks

Court Temporarily Protects PeopleBrowsr Access To Twitter Firehose, Twitter Says It Will 'Vigorously Defend' Itself

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PeopleBrowsr, the maker of social analytics tools such as Kred, has won a temporary restraining order against Twitter, allowing the company to maintain its access to full access to Twitter’s firehose of data. The victory for PeopleBrowsr is short-term, but it does mean that the company’s access won’t be cut...
Court Temporarily Protects PeopleBrowsr Access To Twitter Firehose, Twitter Says It Will 'Vigorously Defend' Itself

Philippine Government Ignores Public Concerns, Continues To Push Extreme 'Cybercrime' Law

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One of the striking -- and depressing -- features of the Internet today is the almost universal desire of governments around the world to rein it in through new laws. We wrote about one such attempt in the Philippines a couple of months ago, where the government is trying to...
Philippine Government Ignores Public Concerns, Continues To Push Extreme 'Cybercrime' Law

Judge Quickly (But Temporarily) Blocks New CA Law That Takes Away Anonymous Speech Rights

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So, we had just written about the unfortunate (if expected) news that voters in California had overwhelmingly passed a ballot measure which (among other things) would take away anonymous speech rights from anyone on the state's sex offender list (which could include things like people arrested for urinating in public,...
Judge Quickly (But Temporarily) Blocks New CA Law That Takes Away Anonymous Speech Rights

Judge temporarily saves teenage girl facing suspension for refusing to wear RFID tag in school

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A district court judge for Bexar County has granted a temporary restraining order (TRO) to ensure that Andrea Hernandez, a San Antonio high school student from John Jay High School’s Science and Engineering Academy, can continue her studies pending an upcoming trial. The Northside Independent School District (NISD) in Texas...
Judge temporarily saves teenage girl facing suspension for refusing to wear RFID tag in school

Indian Supreme Court orders Pirate Bay, Pastebin blocks, gets DDoSed

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An injunction issued by an Indian court in a copyright infringement case has forced Indian Internet service providers to block access to the video-sharing sites Vimeo and DailyMotion, Bittorrent-tracker The Pirate Bay, text-sharing site Pastebin and a number of other websites. In response, members of Anonymous mounted a denial of...
Indian Supreme Court orders Pirate Bay, Pastebin blocks, gets DDoSed

Motorola doesn't want to be barred by a U.S. court from enforcing an injunction it might win in Germany

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On March 28, Microsoft filed a motion for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against Motorola Mobility's enforcement of a German patent injunction that it might win on April 17. The court had previously allowed this motion (which Motorola sought to avoid entirely). After Microsoft's motion, it put this...
Motorola doesn't want to be barred by a U.S. court from enforcing an injunction it might win in Germany

Apple’s lawyers threaten Samsung with temporary restraining order to stop Galaxy S III sales

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Last time we checked in on the ongoing U.S. patent related court cases between Apple and Samsung, Apple’s lawyers were requesting to add the Galaxy S III to its previous motion for a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus line of products from February. Apple was hoping the courts...
Apple’s lawyers threaten Samsung with temporary restraining order to stop Galaxy S III sales
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