All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Legal’

McAfee Back In Jail After Heart Attack Scare

On Thursday, John McAfee was rushed to a hospital in Guatemala after being detained in the country. He had complained of chest pains before reportedly dropping to the floor, becoming unresponsive. He became responsive again in the hospital, and has now been returned to the detention center, according to ABC News. Matt Gutman, who has been covering the story from …

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John McAfee Wants You To Email The President Of Guatemala

Earlier, we reported that John McAfee was in jail in Guatemala, and that the government wants to expel him back to Belize. His lawyer brought a judge to the jail who issued a stay order until a higher judge could review the case. Now, a new post has gone up on his blog, from admin Chad Essley, who said he …

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Kim Dotcom Gets The OK To Sue New Zealand’s Spy Agency

If anything, you have to agree that Kim Dotcom is tenacious. He’s fought every challenge that has come his way since having his Web site and livelihood seized by feds in January. Now he’s just received clearance to launch a lawsuit that could have some very heavy implications. Back in September, it was revealed that Dotcom was subject to illegal …

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John McAfee In Jail, Blogging, Trying To Keep From Being Sent Back To Belize

John McAfee, after weeks in hiding from authorities in Belize, made his way to Guatemala, where he found his way to safety, and was able to get a lawyer. After announcing a press conference, he was detained in the country at the immigration office by the Special Police Task Force, according to a post on his blog, by admin Chad …

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Court Orders Yahoo To Pay $2.7 Billion

Yahoo has been ordered by a Mexican court to pay $2.7 billion in a suit brought by Worldwide Directories and Ideas Interactivas, who allege that Yahoo has breached contract related to a yellow pages listings service, and that they have lost profits as a result. The company is making it clear that the judgment is not final, and that it …

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German Zoophiles Sue Government Over Potential Bestiality Ban

Since 1969, zoophilia has been legal in Germany. Animal rights groups and mostly everybody else don’t particularly like that it’s legal, but it’s legal nonetheless. Now the German courts are looking to reverse that decision and ban zoophilia, but practitioners are fighting the proposed change. The Guardian reports that the Zoophile Engagement for Tolerance and Information group is leading the …

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Apple Throws Tantrum, Adds More Samsung Products To Lawsuit

Did you hear? Apple finally settled its patent disputes with HTC, and both companies can now move on. In fact, both companies signed a 10-year license agreement that allows the two to share any present and future patents between them. It’s sounds like a good deal, but it’s already causing problems for Apple. The Atlantic Wire reports that a judge …

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Google Book Scanning Legal Saga Continues

Last month, Google announced that after seven years of litigation, the company finally reached a settlement with the Association of American Publishers regarding book scanning. The saga, however, is not over yet. On Friday, Google filed a brief in New York, in an effort to prevent authors from suing with class action status, as the Authors Guild is reportedly still …

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Apple Publishes Revised Samsung Statement

It’s rare for Apple to admit any wrongdoing. It’s even more rare when it comes to its competition as it took a court order for Apple to say that Samsung did not copy the iPad. The first public statement, however, was quickly pulled as the court deemed it inaccurate. Now Apple is back with a revised statement that’s free of …

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Google Reportedly Loses Defamation Case In Australia

Google has lost a defamation suit in Australia, which could have bigger ramifications for how it handles situations when people complain about search results. A man from Melbourne sued the search giant after he tried to get Google to remove images of him alongside a well known criminal from the country. A Supreme Court Jury reportedly found that the man, …

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Google And Rosetta Stone Settle Trademark Dispute After 3 Years In Court

Google and Rosetta Stone have been battling in court for several years. Both companies have had favorable rulings at one time or another. Rosetta Stone claimed that Google infringed upon its trademarks, but on Wednesday announced a settlement. Rosetta Stone released the following statement: Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE:RST) and Google have agreed to dismiss the three-year old trademark infringement lawsuit …

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UK Court Orders Apple To Rewrite Its Samsung Statement

Last week, Apple published a statement on its Web site saying that Samsung did not copy the iPad. The statement was ordered by a UK court after Apple lost its patent battle against Samsung. Now the courts are saying that Apple’s statement isn’t good enough. Bloomberg reports that the UK Court of Appeals has told Apple that its statement is …

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