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EU court says hyperlinking doesn’t constitute copyright infringement

EU court says hyperlinking doesn’t constitute copyright infringement

The Court of Justice of the European Union has handed down a ruling this week that was an important one for the internet as we know it. The court was hearing a case that had to do with whether or not the act of hyperlinking to content online constituted copyright infringement. If the court had ruled that linking to content was in fact copyright infringement, it would have changed the internet in a fundamental way.

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Apple convinces Tokyo court Samsung infringed bounce-back UI

Apple convinces Tokyo court Samsung infringed bounce-back UI

Apple has bested Samsung in a Japanese courtroom, convincing the Tokyo District Court that its South Korean rival's Galaxy devices infringe the so-called "bounce back" patent used in iPhone scrolling. The ruling, which comes even though in the US the patent has actually been invalidated, could leave Samsung open to more financial damages, Reuters reports, though the company has already modified more recent phones and tablets to use a different visual indicator.

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