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An Ohio computer hacker who served as a digital button man for a shady internet hosting company faces prison time after admitting he carried out one of a series of crippling denial-of-service attacks ordered by a wealthy businessman against his competitors.
Former Microsoft executive Kai-Fu Lee told a judge here on Wednesday that he was being honest but not necessarily providing a complete answer when asked by Microsoft officials in June whether he planned to rejoin the software giant after a sabbatical.
Microsoft said on Wednesday it filed a lawsuit against the European Commission in a European Union court, the latest wrangle in its long-running battle against competition authorities in Brussels.
Cnet reports on the morning session in the court battle of M$ vs Google concerning former Microsoft executive Kai-Fu Lee.
Any appeal by key players associated with the Kazaa file-sharing software will only be heard in February or March next year.
An Australian court has ruled that the popular file-swapping program Kazaa urged its users to breach copyright.
Since the Big Four record label cartel started its sue 'em all marketing campaign, several victims have said they'd stand up to its RIAA. So far, none have due to their lack of financial and legal resources. But this may change with New York's Patricia Santangelo.
Well, that didn't take long. One day after revealing that it had been granted a patent for the user interface of its Creative Zen MP3 player, Creative accused Apple of violating said patent.
The recording industry on Wednesday filed its latest round of copyright infringement lawsuits, targeting 754 people it claims used online file-sharing networks to illegally trade in songs.
ATI was sued two weeks ago because of false and misleading statements. The complaint charges ATI and certain of its officers and directors with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
The author and customers of a spyware program face charges and stiff penalities for violation of computer privacy laws.
When popular BitTorrent tracker sites were targeted last December, some wondered if the tracker logs and other data would fall into the hands of the Motion Picture Association of America. The answer was yes!
A man faces 20 years prison and $250,000 in fines for defrauding perspective car buyers thru online auction house Ebay.com.
Former Chicago Sun-Times publisher David Radler is cooperating with federal prosecutors in their investigation of $32 million that allegedly was fraudulently pocketed by him and others through a series of secret deals.
A US SOFTWARE company has sued Dell for allegedly copying software applications it sells.