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Yahoo! Sues Facebook for Patent Infringement Yahoo! Sues Facebook for Patent Infringement
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Yahoo! has done as promised by filing suit today in California Federal Court against the social media giant. Facebook recently stated in its IPO filing that Yahoo! had threatened suit if they did not come to terms on a licensing …

Former Call of Duty Devs Lose Fraud Claim Against Activision Former Call of Duty Devs Lose Fraud Claim Against Activision

One of the big stories of 2010 was when the two head executives of Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward were fired. The two men, Jason West and Vincent Zampella, sued Activision for not paying them the royalties owed to …

Facebook In School: Social Media Scrutinized Facebook In School: Social Media Scrutinized
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Facebook is often at the center of controversy, especially when it comes to pre-teens and their involvement of the social media tool in school. As reported recently, teachers and students alike find themselves in hot water as a result of …

Google Street View Image is a Real Pisser, Man Sues Google Street View Image is a Real Pisser, Man Sues

A Google Street View photo has made a man in France the joke of his village after he was caught urinating in his garden. While the picture was blurred, the man came from a very small town located in the …

Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Against Facebook Nationwide Class Action Lawsuit Against Facebook
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Facebook is now facing a nationwide class action lawsuit filed in a California District Court. Law firms Murphy PA and Girard Gibbs accuse Facebook of violating its own privacy policy by continuing to track cookies after the user has logged …

Former Employee Sued Over Twitter Former Employee Sued Over Twitter
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Noah Kravitz, was recently sued by his former employer PhoneDog, for keeping and renaming his Twitter account he’d kept for that company. Phonedog seeks $340,000 in damages – $2.50 per follower (Kravitz had amassed 17K during his time at Phonedog), …

Girls Gone Wild Founder Loses Defamation Suit Girls Gone Wild Founder Loses Defamation Suit

Nevada district court judge Mark Denton awarded casino mogul Steve Wynn $7.5 million in a defamation suit against Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis Wednesday. The damages were awarded after Wynn testified in a ‘prove up hearing,’ to where a …

Safari User Sues Google Over Tracking Debacle Safari User Sues Google Over Tracking Debacle

In a turn of events that should surprise no one, a Safari user has filed suit against Google over recent news that the search giant had circumvented privacy settings on Apple’s Safari browser. Matthew Soble of Illinois has filed suit …

Apple And Proview Enter Negotiations Over iPad Name Apple And Proview Enter Negotiations Over iPad Name

The hotly contested legal battle between Proview and Apple over the iPad name may soon start moving towards a conclusion. Proview today said that the company is moving towards talks with Apple over the iPad name dispute. I’m sure both …

Oracle Drops One Patent Claim In Suit Against Google Oracle Drops One Patent Claim In Suit Against Google
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Oracle, perhaps most commonly known for Java, may be slowly giving in to Google over their year and a half long legal fight over the Android operating system. We reported on the legal fight when it first broke out back …

Safari User Sues Google Over Privacy Snafu Safari User Sues Google Over Privacy Snafu
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We previously reported that Google has hit a bit of rough spot due to allegations that the search giant exploited a loophole in Apple’s Safari browser to track users. It seems that Safari users want to get in on the …

Facebook Wins Lawsuit Against Power.com Facebook Wins Lawsuit Against Power.com

What does the word power evoke? You probably don’t think of a defunct Web site that just lost their case against Facebook. The Next Web is reporting that Facebook has finally won its lawsuit against Power.com, a social networking hub …

Proview Seeks $2 Billion From Apple In U.S. Courts Proview Seeks $2 Billion From Apple In U.S. Courts

The legal drama between Apple and Proview just got more interesting. As we previously reported, Proview, a small Chinese company that makes monitors, claims to own the iPad trademark in China. Apple claims to have bought the trademark a few …

Google May One Day Face Lawsuit From Music Industry Google May One Day Face Lawsuit From Music Industry
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The entertainment industry doesn’t like search engines. They may take that dislike to the next level soon. TorrentFreak is reporting that IFPI wants Google to play nice with the entertainment industries by removing “pirate” Web sites from search results and …

Apple Seeks Permission To Sue A Bankrupt Kodak Apple Seeks Permission To Sue A Bankrupt Kodak
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It’s bad form to kick a man while he’s down. It’s even worse form to sue a company while their filing for bankruptcy. Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is requesting approval to file a lawsuit against Kodak, the beleaguered camera …

Asus Under Fire For Transformer Prime GPS Issues Asus Under Fire For Transformer Prime GPS Issues
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It’s the iPhone 4 reception problem all over again – it’s just turning into a class action lawsuit this time. Colin Fraser is leading a class action lawsuit against Asustek for their Transformer Prime tablet. The lawsuit alleges that the …

Apple Sues Samsung, Gets Sued By SmartData Apple Sues Samsung, Gets Sued By SmartData
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This morning we ran a story about Apple’s victory in a patent lawsuit against Motorola. In that story I pointed out that one chapter in Apple’s ongoing patent battles appeared to be finished. Well, now it seems that Apple’s patent …

American Indians File Lawsuit Against Big Brewers American Indians File Lawsuit Against Big Brewers

Five of Americas biggest brewers are the subject of a $500 million federal lawsuit filed by Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. The tribe is claiming that the brewers intentionally added to the problems of an already vulnerable population. The …

Porn Copyright Case Is One For The History Books Porn Copyright Case Is One For The History Books

Can you copyright porn? That’s one of the big issues facing copyright law now. Liuxia Wong received a letter last year from Hard Drive Productions claiming that she had used her IP address last year to share “Amateur Allure Jen” …

Gingrich Sued For Playing Eye Of The Tiger At Rallies Gingrich Sued For Playing Eye Of The Tiger At Rallies

Newt Gingrich has been sued for playing the Grammy-award winning Eye of the Tiger at his political rallies. Rude Music Inc, which is owned by Frank Sullivan, who co-wrote the song, filed suit against Gingrich, his campaign, Newt 2012 Inc, …

Ben Stein Sues Kyocera Over Climate Change Discrimination Ben Stein Sues Kyocera Over Climate Change Discrimination

Ben Stein is suing Kyocera and their ad agency. He alleges that Kyocera had contracted him to do some commercials for them, then pulled out of the deal. According to Stein, the bad news came after reps for the agency …