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  • Court finds TPG broadband ads misled consumers

    The Federal Court has found advertising for internet service provider TPG’s $29.99 Unlimited ADSL2+ campaign to be false and misleading.

    Written by Georgina Swan09 Nov. 11 10:37
  • ACCC appeals Google court ruling

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has filed an appeal against a Federal Court decision that ruled in Google’s favour over advertisements in the internet giant’s search results.

    Written by Diana Nguyen14 Oct. 11 14:32
  • Telecom NZ, Vodafone settle court battles

    Telecom New Zealand (ASX:TEL) and Vodafone have announced that they have settled a long-running legal dispute over service obligation payments.

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling03 Aug. 11 08:57
  • Google hit with class-action lawsuit over Wi-Fi snooping

    Google's secret Wi-Fi sniffing has prompted a class-action lawsuit that could force the company to pay up to $10,000 for each time it snatched data from unprotected hotspots, court documents show.

    Written by Gregg Keizer21 May 10 06:36
  • SAP, Waste Management settle lawsuit

    The rancorous lawsuit between SAP and Waste Management has been settled, with the software vendor making an undisclosed, one-time cash payment to the trash hauler, according to court documents and a regulatory filing.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus04 May 10 03:21
  • Judge in Italian Google case receives threats on Facebook

    The Milan judge who convicted three Google executives for allowing the posting of a video showing the bullying of an autistic teenager has received hundreds of threatening and insulting messages via Facebook since the verdict was first announced on Feb. 24.

    Written by Philip Willan16 April 10 05:40
  • Google, Viacom Sling Mud in YouTube Court Fight

    If you love an old-fashioned courtroom battle with a new media twist, the Google vs. Viacom copyright-infringement case makes for great entertainment. This lengthy (and particularly pissy) quarrel, which dates back to 2007, centers on Viacom's claim that Google's YouTube video-sharing site allowed users to upload more than 100,000 video clips from Viacom-owned networks and movie studios, including BET, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, and Paramount Pictures. Viacom's lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, seeks $1 billion in damages.

    Written by Jeff Bertolucci20 March 10 04:56
  • HTC says will fight Apple lawsuit, stresses innovations

    High Tech Computer (HTC) on Thursday said it plans to "fully defend itself" against the patent infringement lawsuit filed by Apple early this month, adding it has always respected the intellectual property of others and will continue to do so.

    Written by Dan Nystedt18 March 10 16:40
  • Microsoft asks for rehearing in Word case

    Microsoft asked an appeals court for a rehearing in the patent case that requires the software giant to pay US$290 million in damages and prevents it from selling the current version of Word starting on Monday.

    Written by Nancy Gohring09 Jan. 10 11:34