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Judge recommends dismissal of Paul Ceglia's Facebook lawsuit

Judge says there is clear evidence that the 2003 contract that Ceglia claims gives him half interest in the social network was a "recently created fabrication."

By Mar. 26, 2013


Nasdaq seeks dismissal of class-action suits over Facebook IPO

The stock exchange argues that it cannot be sued via class-action suits because of its legal status as a self-regulatory organization.

By Jul. 3, 2013


Instagram seeks dismissal of lawsuit over TOS change

Facebook-owned photo-sharing service says plaintiff could have deleted her account before the change but didn't and continued to use the service.

By Feb. 13, 2013


U.S. court denies MegaUpload request for dismissal

Federal district judge says just because MegaUpload doesn't have a U.S. address doesn't mean criminal charges against it must be dismissed.

By Oct. 9, 2012


Justice Dept. won't appeal computer fraud dismissal

Appellate court had ruled in April that prosecutors were too broadly interpreting a decades-old anti-hacking law to prosecute a man charged with misappropriating trade secrets.

By Aug. 8, 2012


Sprint seeks dismissal of NY suit alleging tax fraud

The wireless carrier filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that claimed it dodged $100 million in taxes.

By Jun. 14, 2012


Apple wins dismissal of HTC patents borrowed from Google

ITC judge tosses five patents, finding the Taiwan handset maker did not have proper standing to use them to sue Apple.

By Jun. 11, 2012


Ceglia hit with $5,000 fine as Facebook mulls dismissal request

The man who claims he owns 50 percent of Facebook has been ordered to pay a fine for not providing e-mails to the court in a timely manner.

By Jan. 11, 2012


Report: Apple seeks dismissal of FairPlay lawsuit

Antitrust suit filed in 2005 accuses Apple of using DRM software to maintain a monopoly over both digital audio players and music downloads.

By Apr. 18, 2011


Motorola changes tune on CFO dismissal

Company characterizes the termination of its former chief financial officer as "for cause," marking a shift from its earlier stance, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By Mar. 5, 2009