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Judge May Grant Qualcomm New Trial

Due to a new ruling in August by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, making it more difficult to prove intentional patent infringement, U.S. District Judge James Selna has tentatively overturned a... More...

Judge Rules Internet Spying Illegal

In a case brought against the Department of Justice by the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Security Archive and the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Judge Victor Marrero, of the District of Columbia, has determined... More...

Judge Rules: SCO Does Not Own Unix

The SCO Group, notorious for its legal campagin against Linux users and developers, was dealt a devastating blow last week. A federal judge ruled that Novell, not SCO, owns the copyrights to Unix, effectively cutting... More...

Judge puts halt on new Vonage customers

A federal judge has ordered Vonage not to accept any new customers while it continues to infringe on Verizon Communications patents covering some aspects of Internet phone calls. U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton said it... More...

Judge Throws Out Defamation Suit Against Google

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... More...

Judge Won't Dismiss Suit Against XM

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... More...

Judge says "Bully" is A-OK

On Wednesday, Florida Judge Ronald Friedman ordered Take-Two to produce the controversial game Bully for review in order to rule whether or not the game is a "public nuisance," as declared by attorney Jack Thompson.... More...

Federal Judge Rules Against Morpheus

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... More...

Judge recommends extradition for UK hacker

Gary McKinnon, the UK's most notorious hacker, has come one step closer to a US trial after a judge suggested extradition today. The fourty-something computer enthusiast spent two years browsing the US Military's most top... More...

Judge Orders Change in Kazaa Service

An Australian judge today ordered significant changes in the Kazaa network, ruling that its operators, Sharman Networks, authorized the widespread violation of copyrights. While the ruling did not entirely shut down Kazaa, its result... More...

Judge slams SCO's Case

A federal judge overseeing the SCO case against IBM slammed SCO's case, and said the company's arguments were "puzzling". The announcement came in response to an IBM attempt to defang SCO's claims. Judge... More...

Judge Awards ISP $1bn in Spam Case

eWeek is reporting on what is thought to be the largest federal judgment against spammers in history. CIS Internet Services has been awarded damages to the sum of $1bn. Judge Wolle ruled that CIS were... More...

Judge Rules On Bootleg Law

Fans of live music received a helping hand from Judge Harold Baer Jr today as he struck down a lawsuit brought against a New York record dealer. Under previous Bootleg law, the RIAA had brought... More...

Judge grills DOJ at Oracle trial's close

The judge presiding over the Oracle antitrust trial aggressively questioned the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday as the agency made its final arguments against Oracle's attempt at a hostile takeover of rival PeopleSoft. ... More...

Judge dismisses 50 IBM toxics lawsuits

A judge in California has dismissed approximately 50 toxic chemical lawsuits filed by former IBM employees against the computer giant, following a round of court-ordered mediation. The employees had charged that IBM... More...

Utah judge freezes anti-spyware law

A Utah judge has granted an injunction to adware maker WhenU.com to temporarily halt the state's new anti-spyware law from going into effect. New York-based WhenU, whose software is the subject of several... More...

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