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On October 3, 2014 By Lorraine Baer October 3, 2014
Amid the backdrop of last week’s People’s Climate March and the UN Climate Change Summit, tech giants Facebook and Google have cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The companies cite the lobbying group’s stance on climate change–i.e., denial–as the reason.
ALEC is a Koch-funded, right-wing think tank [...]Continue Reading →
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“Innocent Infringer” defense under copyright law may be put to the test as P2P user appeals to the Supreme Court.
Twitter diet helps woman lose twenty-five pounds.
Judge clears Google and Yahoo Argentina of defamation charges for including sex-related web sites in the search results of [...]Continue Reading →
Privacy protection for electronic communications has been a subject of debate for some time now, so it should come as no surprise that the government continues to make controversial attempts to obtain private email communications. A recent legal controversy between Yahoo! and the Department of Justice illustrates just how far the government can go in [...]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 →
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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 →
In the news . . .
- Ukraine passes law banning possession of pornography.
- St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa drops lawsuit against Twitter.
- Lawsuit in the making? Fast food chains pushing envelope with sex-filled commercials.
- Yahoo and NFL Players Association settle over [...]Continue Reading →
On April 7, 2009 By JETLaw January 26, 2014
On March 11, 2009, in an unpublished per curium decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied Yahoo!’s writ of mandamus, effectively affirming the district court’s refusal to transfer American Airlines’s trademark infringement and misappropriation suit to the Northern District of California.
American’s underlying suit, filed on [...]Continue Reading →
Xiaoning v. Yahoo!, Inc.'s Invocation of the Alien Tort Statute: An Important Issue but an Improper Vehicle
On December 4, 2008 By JETLaw December 4, 2008
By continually providing Chinese authorities with requested information, Yahoo!, Inc.’s involvement in China has led to the imprisonment of several Chinese democratic reform supporters over the years. Wang Xiaoning, a citizen and resident of China, experienced this state of affairs first hand when the Chinese government sentenced him to ten years in prison [...]Continue Reading →
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