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Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Google hit with patent claim over Google Drive   —  The growing popularity of cloud technology is attracting not just users but patent lawsuits too.  The latest example is a suit filed against Google that claims the company's Drive and Docs products violate a 1999 software patent.
Jun 7, 2012, 5:00 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Oracle sues to smash patent troll Lodsys   —  Oracle, it seems, is not one for irony.  Right after an epic court fight with Google in which it was accused of abusing its intellectual property, the software maker is now trying to dissolve another company's patents.
Jun 4, 2012, 1:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Google takes down 1.2 million search links a month over piracy, copyright issues   —  Google today released a new picture of the millions of links it scrubs from its search results in response to requests from Microsoft, movie studios and other content owners.
May 24, 2012, 3:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Facebook loses trademark fight against adult social network   —  A federal judge has refused to order a Norwegian website that describes itself as “the number one socializing porn and sex network” to turn over its name to Facebook.  —  U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White last week ruled …
May 22, 2012, 12:15 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Judge comes down hard on publishers, Apple in e-book case   —  In a strongly worded opinion, US District Judge Denise Cote rejected requests by Apple and five book publishers to throw out a class action suit that accuses them of price-fixing.  —  Citing ongoing state, federal …
May 15, 2012, 6:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Expect a 6 month freeze on Facebook's Instagram acquisition   —  A former U.S. Department of Justice lawyer and antitrust expert says Facebook's purchase of photo-sharing site Instagram will take between four months and one year to clear regulatory hurdles.  In the meantime, the deal is effectively on hold.
May 12, 2012, 10:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Louis Vuitton asks for SOPA-like seizure of hundreds of websites   —  Brand owners are howling for new laws to help them crush “rogue” websites.  But why?  New powers don't seem necessary when courts are already forcing internet companies to delete websites from the internet.
May 11, 2012, 2:20 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Search engines have same speech rights as the New York Times, says Google report   —  Just as the New York Times can decide “All the News That's Fit to Print,” search engines have a free speech right to choose who or what to put in their search rankings.  —  That's the conclusion of a prominent …
May 9, 2012, 1:40 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / paidContent:
Exclusive: Publisher sues Tumblr over porn pics   —  Updated: It's finally happened.  In a case with big implications for the booming market in photo-sharing, a publisher is suing popular blogging site Tumblr for copyright infringement.  —  In a complaint filed Friday in Manhattan …
May 7, 2012, 12:55 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / GigaOM:
Why is Silicon Valley silent on CISPA?   —  In January, America's major tech companies joined everyday internet users to break the back of a reviled law called SOPA.  Months later, Washington is brewing a new law that alarms many SOPA opponents — but this time the same companies have been quiet as church mice.
Apr 29, 2012, 6:45 AMIn context

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