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Google Executives Acquitted In Bullying Case

12/21/2012, The case brings us back to the year 1996, when four students from a school in Turin posted a video on Google Videos, a video search engine owned by Google. The video showed the four students bullying a boy with autism, and it stayed on the site for two...

Netflix-Backed Bill Passes Senate

12/20/2012, Under the 1988 Video Privacy Protection Act or VPPA, folks in the U.S. are required to make a written consent in order for them to share information regarding their digital viewing habits. It was created to prevent the “wrongful disclosure of video...

SpongeBob Game Removed From The App Store For Privacy Complaints

12/18/2012, After being accused by the non-profit group CDD or the Center for Digital Democracy, Nickelodeon has removed its SpongeBob Diner Dash from Apple’s App Store on Monday. The Center for Digital Democracy claims that the SpongeBob app violated a...

Samsung Surrenders Apple Patent Lawsuits In Europe

12/18/2012, Samsung has reportedly dropped its patent lawsuits against Apple in Europe, particularly in U.K., France, Germany, Italy, and Netherlands. The South Korean technology giant confirmed to The Verge today saying, “Samsung remains committed to licensing...

CALM Act Gets Implemented, Turns Down Volume On Loud Commercials

12/14/2012, Finally, after four long years of waiting, the CALM Act, which stands for Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation, took effect yesterday, Thursday, December 13th. The CALM Act, introduced by Rep. Anna G. Eshoo in 2008, requires broadcast, cable,...

Apple Found Guilty Of Infringing Patents Owned By MobileMedia

12/13/2012, Apple has just received a taste of its own bitter medicine. That’s because the U.S. court has just ruled earlier today that almighty Apple is guilty of infringing three patents owned by MobileMedia Ideas. The infringed patents are said to include a...

Wi-LAN sues RIM over alleged Bluetooth patent infringement

12/12/2012, With RIM so close to launching its Blackberry 10 platform and its accompanying device in early 2013, the last thing they need would be legal troubles to trip them up, but that’s exactly what has happened. It seems that a company by the name of Wi-LAN...

Woman Sued For Negative Review On Yelp

12/07/2012, Watch out for those words, it could cost you thousands of dollars. A woman from Virginia , Jane Perez, wrote a negative review on Yelp. The review was for Dietz Development, a contracting company that apparently worked on Perez’s home. Christopher...