Articles about settlement

Facebook Will Have To Pay $550 million To Illinois Users In A Privacy Settlement
When it comes to privacy laws, Illinois has the strictest biometric privacy laws in the states.In case you’re curious, biometric information includes the data from facial, fingerprint, and iris scans.A federal lawsuit against Facebook explained that Facebook was using its facial tagging feature in the photos to identify users without their consent.Even though that’s an active feature for most of the people using Facebook, Illinois users complained that it violated […]

Samsung and Apple in talks about long-term supply of parts
While Samsung and Apple may be chasing each other across continents trying to sue the heck out of each other, it looks like behind closed doors both companies are in talks and are attempting to come to some sort of resolution for this drawn out (and starting to get a bit out of hand) patent war.

Patent trolls go after WiFi usage in hotels and coffee shops
Uh-oh, it looks like the patent trolls are back, and this time a company called Innovatio is attempting to sue small hotels and coffee shops for offering WiFi services. Yes, you read that right – a feature that we readily expect from most coffee shops and WiFi services is apparently under attack by Innovatio.

Apple rejects Samsung's deal in Australia
About a week ago, Samsung came forward and offered Apple a deal that would allow them to continue selling their Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablets in Australia. Given that Christmas is only a couple of months away, obviously Samsung wanted their products to be available in time for the festive shopping season, but it looks like Apple has decided to decline their offer.

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Samsung offers Apple a deal to let them sell the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia
The patent war between Apple and Samsung seems to be ongoing with no end in sight, or so it seemed until Samsung decided to step forward and offer Apple a deal which would allow them to sell their Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet in Australia in time for the holidays.

LimeWire settlement not an artist-friendly deal
Online file sharing is surely a contentious area that will lead to endless hours of debate at the bar, depending on which side of the divide you are on. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) has been seen by many to be a major evil, partly due to their actions which might be interpreted wrongly by selected parties. For instance, having slapped LimeWire, a file-sharing software program, with a […]