"A judge has fined Amazon.com $18,000 for violating her order in a lawsuit brought by Toys R Us charging the Internet merchant with flouting its exclusivity agreement with the nation's second-biggest toy retailer."
"The U.S District Court of Appeals on Wednesday called for a new trial on a key aspect of the $520 million jury verdict that found that Microsoft had infringed on Web browser technology patents held by Eolas Technologies."
"Hollywood's major movie studios filed a new round of lawsuits across the United States on Thursday against people who trade illegally copied films and TV shows on the Internet."
"The European Commission (EC) on Monday rejected requests to rewrite the CIID which could seriously damage open source software development in Europe, according to a legal expert, Jeremy Mark Malcolm."
Robin Bloor asks, "What's the difference between Edward John Smith, the Captain of the Titanic and Darl McBride, CEO and President of SCO.
Well, for one thing, Captain Smith didn't steer his doomed ship towards the iceberg, he hit it by accident."
" EBay Inc. is being sued by a Pennsylvania man who charges that it illegally forces up prices when certain high bidders raise their maximum bid to guard against last-minute offers, an attorney for the plaintiffs said on Wednesday."
"Judge Legal, who is hearing Microsoft's appeal against a European Union antitrust decision, said in a Bloomberg interview that there is no sign in sight of a settlement."
LokiTorrent was ordered Thursday to pay a settlement of $1 million dollars and turn over their logs that could get others fined as well. CNET has the story.
In a related story, "Researchers at Royal Philips Electronics are developing new "fingerprinting" technology that could automatically identify and block transmission of digital-video files, potentially
The youngin' who released RPCSDBOT and took down Microsoft's site for a few hours was sentenced to probation and community service yesterday. I don't know, seems a little steep to me. But that's the thanks ya get! The Seatletimes is carrying the story.