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Open Source Advocates Hail Appeals Court Ruling

Free software advocates are praising a federal appeals ruling that allows greater protection for open-source software against copyright infringement. The case concerns a company, Kam Industries, that downloaded open-source code for use in a product... More...

Dell: Fradulent Business?

Today in a New York State Supreme Court, Dell's financial services was deemed fraudulent on terms that Dell was failing to honor their promised no-interest or no-payment options. Dell told Reuters it "disagrees" with the... More...

Court Extends Microsoft Oversight

Court oversight of Microsoft Corp.'s market power, which began in 2002 after a landmark antitrust settlement, has been extended by 18 months after a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly today. The decision... More...

Appeal Court rejects iPod levy

The Federal Court of Appeal has rejected a controversial levy that would have raised the price of MP3 players, cellphones and computers. The FCA, which released its decision Thursday, said the Copyright Board — a... More...

Court Backs FCC in Verizon Broadband Ruling

Today, an appeals court upheld a 2006 deadlocked decision by the Federal Communications Decision over whether Verizion could deregulate some of its commercial business lines. Under the arcane rules of the FCC, the previous 2-2... More...

French Watchdog Takes EBay to Court

The French regulatory authority, called the Council of Sales, said Monday that eBay's French site should be held to the same standards as other auction houses in France -- which must acquire a special permit... More...

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