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Man Sues McDonald’s for $1.5M Over Napkin Issue Man Sues McDonald’s for $1.5M Over Napkin Issue

What is a man to do when he receives only one napkin with his Quarter Pounder Deluxe from McDonald’s? Sue for more than a million bucks, apparently. A California McDonald’s finds itself the target of a lawsuit after a man …

Insane Clown Posse Files Lawsuit Against FBI for Gang Label Insane Clown Posse Files Lawsuit Against FBI for Gang Label

On Wednesday, rap duo Insane Clown Posse (ICP) and four of their fans filed a lawsuit against the FBI for labeling the group and its followers as a gang. ICP’s fans also refer to as ‘Juggalos,’ have been targeted ever …

Browsing Kiddie Porn Now Legal in New York Browsing Kiddie Porn Now Legal in New York
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Considering the delicate nature of this subject and my propensity to use snark, this should be an interesting excursion. What we have is, thanks the New York Court of Appeals, the news that browsing for child pornography is no longer …

Vancouver Newspapers Release Riot Photos To the Public Vancouver Newspapers Release Riot Photos To the Public

Remember those Vancouver riots from last summer? Remember how the police said they would make use of various social media platforms to track these ruffians down and punish them appropriately? Well, apparently, the social media sting didn’t net the kind …

The Law, Microsoft, And ISPs

A couple of legally-tinged topics consider whether Microsoft’s pledge not to assert patents against developers as part of its Novell deal actually do what they say, while a British lawyer contends Internet service providers should be liable when a denial of service (DoS) attack takes a website offline.