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Lawyer for woman sued by RIAA asks for sanctions, gets sanctioned himself

An attorney representing a woman sued by the Recording Industry Association of America claimed his client was innocent and asked a federal judge to levy sanctions against the association's lawyers. Instead, he's the one who got sanctioned for wasting the

By June 6, 2007


'Internet freedom' bill targeting China cooperation faces rough road

Proposal waiting for a floor vote in the House saying U.S. firms may not place certain servers in repressive nations faces opposition from the Bush administration and others.

By May 28, 2008


Microsoft v. DOJ, 10 years later: Did it make a difference?

Knowing how the subsequent decade turned out, do you think the Justice Department would still have gone after Microsoft in 1998?

By May 18, 2008


Web monitoring for ads? It may be illegal

NebuAd and other companies have been offering broadband providers a way to monitor customers and display relevant ads. But the legality of it is anything but settled.

By May 19, 2008


Microsoft to appeal EC's $1.39 billion fine

Microsoft announces it plans to appeal the European Commission's historic fine, which dinged the Redmond giant for failing to comply with hits previous antitrust orders.

By May 9, 2008


Studios win $111 million judgment against TorrentSpy

Los Angeles federal court judge also issues a permanent injunction against the former search engine of BitTorrent files.

By May 7, 2008


LendingTree sues mortgage firms over security breach

Online lender says former employees gave passwords to outside lenders who then access sensitive customer data.

By April 22, 2008


Yahoo says Microsoft offer still 'undervalues' company

Redmond's acquisition offer "substantially undervalues" Yahoo, according to a new letter from Yahoo's top management to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

By April 7, 2008


Banks: Planned Net-gambling curb could disrupt e-commerce

Unless forthcoming federal regulations are rewritten, critics of a 2006 anti-gambling law say the rules will invade Americans' privacy and ensnare perfectly legal transactions.

By April 2, 2008


TorrentSpy shuts down

BitTorrent blames "hostile" privacy and copyright laws in U.S. for leading it to shutter the popular search engine.

By March 27, 2008