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  1. Another Loss for Viacom in Endless YouTube Copyright Legal Battle

    District Court Judge Louis Stanton has confirmed, once again, that YouTube operates well within the rules of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and therefore is protected by safe harbor. For the second time, a federal court correctly rejected...

  2. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    District Judge Amy Jackson didn’t agree, and basically told EPIC it isn’t the court’s job to tell agencies like the FTC how to do their job. A federal court dismissed a lawsuit the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) brought against the U.S.

  3. Judge Orders ALL Search Engines, Social Networks to De-index Seized Websites

    Some feel this judge was extending well beyond his jurisdiction for a District Court ruling by handing control of hundreds of sites (owned by webmasters across the globe) and a chunk of the Google index (property of a California-based business...

  4. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    District Court, Western District of Washington, case number 01CR00310RSL- and this information is public- call them yourself if you want) was submitted alleging that zFire (Mike Prime) had violated his conditions of supervision by:

  5. SEO Fined More Than Site Owner of Counterfeit Merchandise Site

    District Court for South Carolina ordered Bright Builders to pay $770,750 in statutory damages and Christopher Prince, owner of the web site, $28,250, according to lawyers for the plaintiff, Cleveland Golf Company Inc," InternetRetailer noted.

  6. Google to Viacom: Don't Turn YouTube into SueTube

    District Court in Manhattan in response to Viacom's lawsuit alleging that the Internet has led to "an explosion of copyright infringement" by YouTube and others. In papers submitted to a judge late Friday, Google claimed YouTube "goes far beyond...

  7. FBI Spies, Prostitution Rings, Eliot Spitzer, Yahoo!

    Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York for the content of the e-mail account entitled "[email protected]" used "primarily by Mark Brenner and Cecil Suwal to recruit new prostitutes for the Emperors Club.

  8. Blind Person Suing Target For No Alt Tags

    District Court for the Northern District of California also rejected Target's motion for summary judgment in the case, according to the ruling filed October 2. What started as a student suing this time last year, has now grown into a...

  9. Search Records Requests under Patriot Act Ruled Unconstitutional

    Yesterday controversial elements of the Patriot Act were ruled unconstitutional by federal district court judge Victor Marrero. District Judge Victor Marrero ruled portions of the Patriot Act unconstitutional.

  10. Judge Sets Hearing Date in Google Subpoena Case

    District Judge James Ware has announced that a hearing regarding the subpoena asking Google to turn over search records to the U.S. Department of Justice will take place one month from today, February 27, 2006, at 9am in California Northern...

  11. In the Case of Google's Dr. Kai-Fu Lee: California Judge Sides (For Now) with Microsoft

    District Court for Northern California in San Jose declined to say what his final ruling would be in the suit by Google, which is seeking to override the jurisdiction of a Washington state court in a related case.