MS Take Action Against LIVE Cheaters

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Major Nelson has a blog post referring to a new approach from MS against people using save games or other tampering to boost their gamerscore. They're resetting the score to zero, and the achievements will...

China: 'aggressive and large-scale' espionage against US

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The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) released a report to the United States Congress late last week accusing China of waging an "aggressive and large-scale industrial espionage campaign" against American technology. The report...

UN, Google and Cisco team up against Global Poverty

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The United Nations, Google and Cisco have put together a global campaign, the Millennium Development Goals, that tracks progress towards decreasing global poverty by 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the project, called MDG Monitor,...

PC Tools wins battle against Zango

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A court has denied Zango's application for a Temporary Restraining Order which sought to compel security software provider PC Tools to entirely remove the detection of its products by PC Tools' Spyware Doctor, claiming that...

World powers step up battle against child porn

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G8 ministers are urging the private sector, including Internet service providers, information technology professionals and financial institutions, to help combat child pornography on the Internet. "Because no child should be victimized in this horrific way,...

US gets creative in online battle against Al-Qaeda

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US officials championing freedom and democracy are well aware that they cannot try to silence Islamist militants by censoring or blocking the growing number of Al-Qaeda related web sites. Frank Cilluffo, director of the Homeland...

Microsoft Drops Lawsuit Against FairUse4WM

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Late last year, a team of coders found a way to strip the WM DRM system from media files, allowing playback of said media on any device, with a tool called FairUse4WM. Claiming the creator...

Judge Throws Out Defamation Suit Against Google

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KinderStart sued Google Incorporated in March 2006 accusing the Mountain View, California-based company of violations of antitrust, free speech, unfair competition and defamation and libel laws. In a ruling issued Friday, Judge Jeremy Fogel of...

MySpace Files Law Suit Against 'Spam King'

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MySpace.com, which is owned by News Corp., has filed a lawsuit Friday in Los Angeles against the self-proclaimed "Spam King" for allegedly blasting the portal with spam between July and December 2006. The suit alleges...

Judge Won't Dismiss Suit Against XM

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U.S. District Judge Deborah A. Batts in New York has refused to throw out a record-industry lawsuit against XM Satellite Radio. XM was accused last May by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) of...

Supercomputer joins fight against AIDS

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AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis should be the ones scared for a change. In South Africa, a supercomputer costing $1 million was donated by Intel and is now dedicated to scientific research for these diseases. Installed...

IFPI take action against 8,000 alleged file sharers

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Legal actions against thousands of music file-sharers across the world were announced today by the IFPI as the recording industry stepped up its campaign to deter copyright theft and promote legitimate use of music on...

The Day Against DRM

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"DefectiveByDesign.org, a campaign by the Free Software Foundation, is making Oct 3rd a Day Against DRM: 'Defeating DRM is all about awareness. The direct actions that we have taken are all about this. Today we...

Federal Judge Rules Against Morpheus

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U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson has ruled that the Morpheus file-sharing software encourages millions of users to pirate music, movies, software and so on. StreamCast Network Inc., the company behind Morpheus, was declared guilty because...

Judge tosses part of AMD suit against Intel

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Judge Joseph Farnan, of the U.S. District Court in Delaware, has dismissed a large portion of AMD's antitrust lawsuit against Intel, saying that U.S. law does not cover many of AMD's claims. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based AMD...

Real, SanDisk Team Up Against Apple and Microsoft

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Just five years since Apple released iPods that integrate with iTunes, Apple foes Real Networks and SanDisk are teaming up in an attempt to emulate that iTunes/iPod ecosystem. Real and SanDisk plan to release...

AOL Stands Against Badware Claim

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StopBadware.org on Monday put AOL's version 9.0 on its "Badware Watch List." The anti-spyware group cites, among other factors, the inclusion of bundled software applications and nondisclosure of additional installed components as reasons for...

N.Y. Politician Drops 'Porn' Lawsuit Against Google

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A Long Island politician has dropped a federal lawsuit that had claimedthe search engine company Google Inc. profits from child pornography. Jeffrey Toback, a member of the Nassau County Legislature fromOceanside, filed suit in May...

Adobe Planning Antitrust Suit Against Microsoft?

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The Wall Street Journal reported on June 2 that Adobe is poised to launch an antitrust suit in Europe against Microsoft, following the break-down of four-month-long talks over Microsoft's Office 2007 PDF plans. Microsoft announced...

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