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A former America Online software engineer was sentenced Wednesday to a year and three months in prison for stealing 92 million screen names and e-mail addresses and selling them to spammers who sent out up to 7 billion unsolicited e-mails.
A multitude of antitrust cases against Intel were filed by individuals on the back of AMD's original complaint.
Ex-WorldCom Inc. financial chief Scott Sullivan, the government's star witness at the trial of former Chief Executive Bernard Ebbers, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison for assisting in the $11 billion business fraud at the company.
In a likely effort to remove local bias in favor of Google, Microsoft is attempting to shift Google's countersuit in the Kai-Fu Lee case from a California court to federal court.
They're being called the Kutztown 13 - a group of high schoolers charged with felonies for bypassing security with school-issued laptops, downloading forbidden Internet goodies and using monitoring software to spy on district administrators.
Google Inc. is being sued over accusations that it overcharged advertisers who use the Web search giant's paid search advertising program.
A Missouri man is the first to be indicted under a new federal law that prohibits people from secretly videotaping movies when they are shown in theaters.
An accountant who made some of the fraudulent entries in the books at WorldCom was sentenced Friday to five months in prison and five months of house arrest.
An internet entrepreneur has suffered a legal setback in his battle to win back the iTunes domain name in the UK.
In the early 1800s, the U.S. patent office was housed at a converted hotel in Washington, D.C., and when applications were approved, a clerk would ride the agency's pony across town to get the president's signature on them.
Microsoft Corp. documents concerning a former executive who went to rival Google Inc. can't be sealed but deserve protection because they contain trade secrets, a judge ruled yesterday.
A US-based document security firm yesterday claimed that every Euro banknote in circulation infringes on a patent it owns covering anti-counterfeiting technology.
Record companies in Britain are filing their first ever lawsuits against five people accused of illicitly sharing music online, after settling out of court with dozens of others.
Cisco/ISS go after websites in IOS spat while Whistle-Blower Faces FBI Probe.
Secret meetings, confidential messages and alleged exchanges with Bill Gates were brought out as ammunition yesterday in the legal battle over a former Microsoft executive's departure for search rival Google.