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Text Message sender could be liable for car wreck in NJ appeals court

Text Message sender could be liable for car wreck in NJ appeals court

A New Jersey appeals court has found true an interesting set of conclusions this month in going over a case involving a car wreck from 2009. In this case, the driver of a vehicle in Mine Hill Township, New Jersey, was texting and driving when he hit a motorcycle carrying Linda and David Kubert - who both subsequently lost their legs as a result of the crash. The Kuberts settled their case against Best, continuing then to sue Shannon Colonna - the person on the other end of the phone.

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Google filing says emails sent to Gmail have no expectation of privacy

Google filing says emails sent to Gmail have no expectation of privacy

Google has been caught up in a legal battle that claims the Internet giant uses Gmail as a "secret data mining machine," something it is fighting against. In a legal briefing the company filed, it contends something that has caused users and others to get a bit riled: that individuals who send emails to a Gmail address have no expectation of privacy because it was "voluntarily [turned] over to third parties."

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Bitcoin ruled to be a currency by federal judge, is subject to regulation

Bitcoin ruled to be a currency by federal judge, is subject to regulation

Depending on whom you are speaking to, Bitcoin is either one of the most promising money-related ventures in modern times, it's a fad prone to fizzle away, or it is a threat to all. Regardless of which side you fall on, one thing is now certain: bitcoins are a currency, and they're subject to regulation in the United States. Such was the ruling of a federal judge today.

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