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Swedish Supreme Court rejects Pirate Bay founders final appeal

Swedish Supreme Court rejects Pirate Bay founders final appeal

It's certainly not a good day to be a founder of The Pirate Bay. The legal saga centering on the founders of the file sharing site Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde and Carl Lundström has been ongoing for several years. So far, the founders of been appealing the court decisions further and further up the Swedish legal ladder, and eventually they made it to the final rung with the Swedish Supreme Court.

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Google fired cheeky recruiter who peeved Steve Jobs with poach attempt

Google fired cheeky recruiter who peeved Steve Jobs with poach attempt

Today most of us expect litigation between technology firms for things like patent and copyright infringement. What we might not expect is litigation against tech firms over agreements not to poach employees from one another. In the past the technology world has seen companies get together and agree to set pricing and other details on products, even though that's illegal. The LCD industry is a prime example with an agreement for price-fixing and the massive fines they paid out the cause of it.

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Facebook sues a different Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook sues a different Mark Zuckerberg

Everyone knows the name Mark Zuckerberg as the person who founded the social networking site Facebook. Facebook and the real Zuckerberg are suing and being sued by another man who has changed his name to Mark Zuckerberg. The suit isn't over the name change, but over a company the new Zuckerberg started to help game the Like system that Facebook uses.

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HTC, Apple Patent dispute ruling delayed again

HTC, Apple Patent dispute ruling delayed again

Apple has a patent suit pending against HTC in the US that is aiming at trying to stop the import of some of HTC's devices. The decision in the case has already been delayed once. HTC is now reporting that the decision in the suit was delayed again. The ruling was supposed to have been handed down today in the US via the ITC.

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.XXX domains available for general sale

.XXX domains available for general sale

ICANN started the process of approving the new .xxx domain name back in March of this year. After months of waiting people that wanted to buy the new domains can now officially get them. The addresses ending in .xxx are specifically for porn sites and was intended to allow people to identify and avoid porn sites or make it easier to find them depending on your perspective.

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Netflix price-fixing suit tossed out of court

Netflix price-fixing suit tossed out of court

Netflix has been involved in an always dating back to allegations in 2004 that alleged it and Walmart had colluded to fix prices in the online movie market. Walmart had apparently decided the case was lost and had sent out emails telling subscribers they would receive payment over the suit settlement. It appears not that Netflix will not be paying after all.

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