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Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Apple to pay $40 to iPad 3G owners shut out of all-you-can-eat data plans   —  Apple and AT&T are set to resolve a long-running class action suit over the companies' decision in June, 2010 to end unlimited data plans for the iPad 3G tablet.  —  In a ruling issued this week in San Jose …
Sep 27, 2013, 6:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Unmasking the trolls: FTC announces investigation into “patent assertion entities”   —  The Federal Trade Commission on Friday called for public comments on a proposed investigation into approximately 25 “patent assertion entities,” — more commonly known as patent trolls — and how they affect innovation and competition.
Sep 27, 2013, 12:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Why privacy settlements like Facebook's “Sponsored Stories” lawsuit aren't working   —  A legal process intended to compensate consumers and promote privacy is instead breeding alarmism and lining lawyers' pockets — while letting the tech companies that created the privacy problems brush off the mistakes as a cost of doing business.
Sep 19, 2013, 4:25 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
FTC to take closer look at “native advertising” trend   —  Over the last year, media and marketing types have been repeating the term “native advertising” until they're blue in the face and now it looks like people are finally paying attention — including the good folks at the Federal Trade Commission.
Sep 16, 2013, 9:45 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox counter-sues over failed North American expansion   —  Mt. Gox, the largest exchange for trading the crypto-currency known as Bitcoin, is demanding its one-time partner CoinLab return cash and Bitcoins, and also surrender $5 million worth of customer funds that CoinLab is allegedly sitting on.
Sep 16, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Outbrain plans IPO valued at $1 billion for 2014 - reports   —  Outbrain, the biggest in new type of firm known as content engines, will reportedly seek $200 million from Wall Street in 2014.  —  Outbrain, a start-up that helps publishers like CNN and USA Today serve ads to readers …
Sep 9, 2013, 6:02 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
In fight with broadcasters, Aereo has time on its side: Supreme Court ruling unlikely before 2015   —  The legal saga of Aereo, a start-up that offers an $8-per-month TV streaming service, entered a new chapter last week as a California court heard arguments over whether to lift …
Sep 7, 2013, 9:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Apple's DRM on iTunes was not an illegal monopoly, court confirms   —  Apple, which has been hammered by a New York judge over its ebook pricing practices, got some good news this week when a California appeals court ruled that a music rights management system known as FairPlay did not break antitrust laws.
Sep 4, 2013, 12:30 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Google calls book scanning “transformative” in latest push for fair use ruling   —  Google and the Authors Guild's eight-year legal fight over digital books is coming to a head once again, as both sides prepare to make their final case next month about whether Google's scanning …
Aug 27, 2013, 2:40 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Feds seized $2.9M in Bitcoin funds from Mt. Gox, court docs show   —  The federal government sent a strong signal to Bitcoin traders earlier this year when the U.S. Department of Homeland Security seized an account belonging to Mt. Gox, the most popular exchange for people to buy and sell the crypto-currency.
Aug 19, 2013, 7:55 PMIn context

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