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2014-06-23 12:33:51

Motorists face $300 fines for each violation under existing law, City Attorney says--and three startups could be liable for penalties of up to $2,500 for each transaction SAN FRANCISCO,

Wikipedia Sends Cease And Desist Letter To Sockpuppetters
2013-11-22 11:51:37

On Tuesday, Wikipedia attorneys sent a “cease-and-desist” letter to Wiki-PR for “engaging in paid advocacy editing" known as "sockpuppetting."

Judge Throws Out Craigslist Copyright Claims Against Padmapper
2013-05-01 14:04:47

On Tuesday, a federal judge dismissed Craigslist's copyright claims that three companies had violated its terms of service. In his findings, the judge made it clear that the company's terms of use didn't actually prohibit the three defendants from using the website's data.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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