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On February 20, 2010, the Common Pleas Court of Franklin County, Ohio in Columbus became the stage for the latest civil antitrust lawsuit against dominant Internet search engine Google. The company had initially filed suit against myTriggers.com, Inc. for failing to pay for advertising services provided by Google. myTriggers, the owner of [...]Continue Reading →
On November 26, 2009 By Nicole Soussan July 22, 2010
If there’s one thing I remember from my criminal law class, it was listening to the audio recording of the “(Hold Your) Wee for a Wii” contest. While I find the latest lawsuit involving a video gaming device to be not nearly as upsetting in its tragedy, the plaintiff, and those who empathize [...]Continue Reading →
On October 9, 2009 By JETLaw October 9, 2009
There may finally be a light at the end of the tunnel in Microsoft’s antitrust battle with the European Union (EU). Since the 1990s, the European Commission (EC), the regulatory body of the EU, has been investigating Microsoft’s business and competition practices. As a result of these investigations, the company has [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
Paparazzi sues New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and wife Gisele after couple’s bodyguards allegedly shot at photographers.
Copyright protection system infringes?
The battle over Google Voice on [...]Continue Reading →
On September 15, 2009 By Christine Hawes January 29, 2014
A proposed partnership between Microsoft and Yahoo’s search engines faces increased scrutiny this week by the Department of Justice (DOJ). The partnership, announced in July, would give Microsoft control of Yahoo’s search service by using its own search engine, Bing, on all Yahoo sites. Yahoo would maintain the responsibility of selling [...]Continue Reading →
In the news . . .
Flickr alters its DMCA policy to preserve more user information.
Microsoft-Yahoo deal faces antitrust scrutiny.
Lawyer who leaked BALCO information released from prison after serving [...]Continue Reading →
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Wireless industry faces additional scrutiny from the FCC.
Apple v. AT&T v. Google v. FCC–what’s really going on with Google Voice.
Second Circuit rules for Yahoo!’s LAUNCHcast against Sony Music Entertainment.
Google books deal faces additional heat from Microsoft and Yahoo!.
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In the face of congressional scrutiny, Verizon scales back its exclusivity deals.
The Pirate Bay looks to go legit with royalty fees and a user-powered/subsidized business model.Continue Reading →
It looks like Bill Gates has decided to take on one of Mother Nature’s most powerful weapons–hurricanes. Gates and a team of twelve others are listed as the inventors on five patent applications filed January 3, 2008. Those applications are directed to methods for preventing or controlling hurricanes by altering the temperature of surface water [...]Continue Reading →
Because we don’t all have time for that morning newspaper…
– Despite active turnstiles in 2008, Six Flags declares Chapter 11 reorganization to shed $1.8 billion in debt.
– After cheeky encounter with the Today Show’s Ann Curry, actor Brad Pitt adds “no paws” clause to contract for future interviews.
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