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2012-06-02 07:46:15

A judge today made a crucial decision in the Google vs. Oracle case when he ruled APIs cannot be copyrighted.

RIAA Sues LimeWire For Trillions, Judge Finds Claim 'Absurd'
2012-05-25 10:09:08

More than 18 months after a federal judge ordered LimeWire to disable its filesharing service, RIAA has reportedly filed an astounding $72 trillion lawsuit against the now defunct peer-to-peer filesharing company.

Google Moves For Mistrial In Legal Battle With Oracle
2012-05-10 05:08:54

Google’s lead attorney filed a motion on Tuesday asking the U.S. District Judge overseeing its copyright and patent trial with Oracle to declare a mistrial.

Australian Court Upholds Internet Piracy Ruling
2012-04-21 03:25:35

An Australian federal court ruling has provided cover for internet service providers (ISP) hoping to avoid being held responsible for copyright violations committed by their customers.


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