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M$ files suit against European Commission

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Microsoft said on Wednesday it filed a lawsuit against the European Commission in a European Union court, the latest wrangle in its long-running battle against competition authorities in Brussels.

Courtroom showdown for Microsoft and Google

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Cnet reports on the morning session in the court battle of M$ vs Google concerning former Microsoft executive Kai-Fu Lee.

Kazaa appeal likely in 2006

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Any appeal by key players associated with the Kazaa file-sharing software will only be heard in February or March next year.

Kazaa hit by file-sharing ruling

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An Australian court has ruled that the popular file-swapping program Kazaa urged its users to breach copyright.

Mother of 5 takes on Big Music

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Since the Big Four record label cartel started its sue 'em all marketing campaign, several victims have said they'd stand up to its RIAA. So far, none have due to their lack of financial and legal resources. But this may change with New York's Patricia Santangelo.

Creative accuses Apple of patent violation

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Well, that didn't take long. One day after revealing that it had been granted a patent for the user interface of its Creative Zen MP3 player, Creative accused Apple of violating said patent.

Recording industry sues more U.S. file-swappers

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The recording industry on Wednesday filed its latest round of copyright infringement lawsuits, targeting 754 people it claims used online file-sharing networks to illegally trade in songs.

ATI sued for inflating its stock price

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ATI was sued two weeks ago because of false and misleading statements. The complaint charges ATI and certain of its officers and directors with violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Loverspy creator indicted

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The author and customers of a spyware program face charges and stiff penalities for violation of computer privacy laws.

MPAA sifts through tracker logs for lawsuit ammo

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When popular BitTorrent tracker sites were targeted last December, some wondered if the tracker logs and other data would fall into the hands of the Motion Picture Association of America. The answer was yes!

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