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  1. Racist YouTube Video Epicenter of Bizarre Advertising Contract Dispute

    For now, the video is live, as McCutcheon & Hamner "investigate their legal options. It's an advertising campaign with all the subtlety and finesse of an intoxicated streaker at a football game. A commercial for law firm McCutcheon check it out:

  2. The Dirty Lawsuit Could be First of its Kind in Reputation Management

    The dispute between Jones and The Dirty began in 2009 when an anonymous poster reported that she had sex with every football player on the team as a Bengals cheerleader and had contracted sexually transmitted diseases.

  3. Google Will Pay Oracle $0 In Damages in Android Copyright Case

    Oracle will get a grand total of nothing (that's $0 damages from Google in the long-running Java dispute. Aside from the matter of that appeal, the only outstanding issue in the current case is whether Google will make an application for...

  4. Google’s Rosetta Stone AdWords Woes Continue as Case Reopened

    On Google’s October 2010 settlement of their AdWords dispute with French authorities over their practice of blocking specific advertisers from buying sponsored links, the New York Times had reported that Google "also agreed to apply 'the principle...

  5. Google’s Patent Battle With Microsoft & Apple Escalates

    Apple has called on the European Commission to intervene in its ongoing patent dispute with Motorola and bring the curtain down on a punishing series of legal spats that has seen products from both firms under threat of a sales ban.

  6. A Few Lessons I Learned About Online Writers Down on the Content Farm

    I wrote my own contracts for years with private clients and had already learned a few lessons the hard way: specify deliverables and payment milestones, always get each party’s physical address and real contact info, use escrow when possible, set...

  7. Winklevoss Twins Row Away From Facebook Suit

    The Winklevosses and their partner Divya Narendra dropped their legal dispute against Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg, deciding not to continue their Supreme Court action for more than the $65 million plus already awarded to them.

  8. Great Ice Cream Sundae War Celebrated By Google Doodle

    More recently, a dispute over the dessert led to a tongue-in-cheek 'war' between the two cities over bragging rights. Consequently, as a matter of pride, both mayors of these towns have exchanged threatening legal letters since the 1970s.

  9. Virtuality & Mortality: Who Owns The Online Content We Create After We Die?

    Many other sites do exactly the same thing, and I'm sure somewhere in a room somewhere, lawyers are figuring out exactly what changes or challenges need to be made to this new bit of legislation in order to protect their clients from being sued...