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Darren Sharper again seeks sentence reduction

Disgraced former NFL star Darren Sharper has renewed efforts to get a reduction in his 18-year federal sentence for drugging and raping women. Lawyers for Sharper, who lost an earlier appeal, filed a 50-page memorandum this week in U.S. District Court in New Orleans, arguing he was not adequately... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Families of San Bernardino attack victims accuse Facebook, Google and Twitter of aiding terrorism in lawsuit

Relatives of the victims of the San Bernardino terrorist attack filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Twitter, Google and Facebook, accusing the tech giants of knowingly supporting Islamic State and its extremist agenda. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook must pay $500 million in damages in Oculus intellectual property case

Facebook is on the hook for $500 million in damages after losing an intellectual property lawsuit Wednesday to ZeniMax Media over its virtual reality headset, the Oculus Rift. ZeniMax, a video game publisher, sued the social network in 2014 in U.S. District Court in Dallas shortly after Facebook... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's Zuckerberg ordered to testify over Oculus purchase

Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been ordered to depose in an intellectual property dispute between Oculus and ZeniMax Media, as he has "unique knowledge" of his decision to buy and his valuation of the wearable virtual reality technology company. ZeniMax sued Oculus in May 2014 for exploiting... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft, Getty settle copyright dispute

Microsoft and Getty Images have settled a copyright dispute and agreed to work together to provide the digital media company’s images for the software giant’s products like Bing and Cortana.Getty had filed a complaint in September against the Bing Image Widget, launched in the previous month,... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers' Move Could Mean 'Whole New Trial' in GSU Copyright Case

With the case now back at the district court, the three publisher plaintiffs are seeking to introduce new evidence to determine whether the university’s e-reserve policies are infringing. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Rejects Publishers’ Latest Appeal in GSU Copyright Case

The decision means that the case is headed back to the district court, although the publishers could to the Supreme Court. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's $450 million ebooks settlement gets final approval

A federal judge in New York has given final approval to a settlement in which Apple will pay $450 million for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices for ebooks. Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan called the settlement “fair and reasonable.” It requires Apple to pay $400... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Court ruling secures future for Germany's Suhrkamp

A ruling by the District Court in Berlin has put an end to one of the most acrimonious power struggles in the history of German publishing and secured the future of one of the country’s best-known literary publishers - Suhrkamp.  The company can finally now go ahead with much needed reforms,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salesforce.com's trademark infringement anything but social, lawsuit claims

Salesforce.com recently launched a new product called Social Studio in spite of the fact that an existing, competing product had already used that name for years, marketing software vendor StrongView Systems alleges in a new trademark-infringement lawsuit.Social Studio, which was launched in... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oculus VR says ZeniMax suit aims to cash in on Facebook acquisition

Oculus VR has accused game publisher ZeniMax Media of attempting to cash in on Facebook’s pending acquisition of the wearable virtual reality technology company.In a court filing challenging ZeniMax’s ownership claims in its virtual reality technology, Oculus also cited mail from a former... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple settles ebook antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement in the ebooks price-fixing lawsuit with U.S. states and a consumer group ahead of a trial for damages scheduled for July 14, according to records in a New York federal court.The iPhone maker will, however, continue its appeal of a verdict in July last... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge approves class-action suit against Apple in ebooks case

A New York judge has given the go-ahead for a group to collectively sue Apple for damages over its collusion with publishers to fix the price of electronic books.Denise Cote, a judge at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, wrote in her approval of class status that... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In appeal, Apple says ebook ruling will harm consumers

Apple had no knowledge that publishers were engaged in a conspiracy in December 2009 or at any other point, the company said in its appeal against a district court ruling which found Apple and five major U.S. publishers had conspired to fix ebook prices.The district court’s findings show that... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple monitor to stay in ebooks case, with boundaries

Apple will continue to be watched by an antitrust monitor during its appeal of a court order creating the position, a court ruled.While a setback for Apple, which had asked for a stay of the appointment of an external compliance monitor in an ebooks price-fixing conspiracy case, the ruling by... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Appeals Google Decision

In a filing with the district court, the Authors Guild gave notice that it is appealing Judge Denny Chin’s to dismiss its copyright suit over Google’s library scanning program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FTC returns money from online operation promising free gas

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has begun to send more than 58,000 refund checks to consumers who lost money to Green Millionaire, a company that promised a free book explaining how to power cars and homes at no cost, but then billed customers for an online magazine they never ordered. The... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge scolds Apple for lack of remorse in ebook antitrust case

A federal judge took Apple to task on Friday for showing no contrition about potentially defrauding its customers of hundreds of millions of dollars. "None of the publishers nor Apple have expressed any remorse" about colluding to fix electronic book prices in 2010, said District Judge Denise... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US court throws out class-action status in Google books case, for now

A U.S. court has decided that the class-action designation of the copyright lawsuit brought against Google by the Authors Guild over the company's book-scanning project was "premature," and has returned the suit to a lower court for consideration of fair use issues.The Authors Guild filed its... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Apple shook up the electronic book market

Apple didn't try to fix or raise the prices of electronic books when it entered into the market in 2010, according to Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue. Rather, he says, the company was only working to ensure a profit for itself."We're not willing to lose money in any business," Cue told the... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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