New report says Foxconn employees abused

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Foxconn, the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical components, is facing a leaked report that states the company abuses its employees. The report also says that the company has been responsible for harsh punishment, illegal labor...

Midway acquires rights to Epic back catalogue

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Midway has acquired the rights to some of the titles that make up Epic Games' back catalogue - and plans to release an "Unreal Anthology" this autumn. Priced $29.95 in the US, Unreal Anthology will...

Cisco Fights Shareholders on Human Rights

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Internet equipment maker Cisco Systems is fighting a shareholder action that urges the company to adopt a comprehensive human rights policy for its dealings with the Chinese government, and with other states practicing political censorship...

AMD Wins Rights To See Third-Party Documents

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Advanced Micro Devices Inc. won another skirmish in what promises to become another protracted war in the courts action against Intel. The company has won a motion to serve document preservation subpoenas against computer makers,...

EA to co-publish Dead to Rights II

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Chertsey, UK , March 7th 2005 –Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS), the world's leading interactive entertainment software company today officially announced plans to co-publish Dead to RightsTMII, the highly anticipated sequel to the 2002 award-winning smash-hit...

Valve prevails in cyber-cafe rights case

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Judge rules that VU Games is "not authorized" to distribute Valve games in cyber-cafes; other claims, amount of damages remain at issue. This afternoon, Valve released a statement stating its legal complaint...

Linux, digital rights on collision course

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Widespread use of Linux and open-source software is an inevitability, but the new programming technique is running into troubles with the important new technology of digital rights management, Hewlett-Packard's top Linux executive said Tuesday. ...

From Software buys Tenchu rights

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A Japanese publisher From Software has acquired rights to the Tenchu series from Activision. They will now be handling the publishing and development of future Tenchu series games. The deal covers the worldwide trademark and...

IBM regains supercomputer bragging rights

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IBM has regained dominance on a list of the 500 fastest supercomputers and has also landed two unusual prototypes in the top 10. IBM calls the prototype systems evidence that its years-long...

Soul Calibur film rights snapped up

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What do American Pie's Stifler and Soul Calibur's Sophitia have in common? Two words: Warren Zide. According to The Hollywood reporter, the Pie and Final Destination producer has purchased the film rights to Namco's fighting...

Microsoft in human rights row

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Gates's firm supplied technology used to trap Chinese dissidents, says Amnesty Technology sold by Microsoft to the Chinese government has been used by Beijing to censor the internet, and resulted in...

Rights issue dogs CD protection

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A dispute over royalty rights on copy-protected CDs and other types of music discs is helping to stall the release of some new music technology, and could result in record labels owing tens of millions...

Ubisoft Violates Consumer Rights

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Ubisoft released the promised Rainbow Six 3 : Raven Shield 1.5 patch yesterday, but they failed to mention their new copy protection scheme. It turns out that Ubisoft implented code into the RVS...

Developer claims rights breach in Office 2003

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Freelance writer and software developer Eric Wilson has spent a decade supporting, writing about and developing Microsoft platforms. But last week he warned that buyers of Microsoft's Office 2003, released last week, might be breaching...

Windows Rights Management Client 1.0

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The Microsoft® Windows® Rights Management (RM) client is required for your computer to run applications that provide functionality based on Windows RM technologies. Installing this client places software on your computer that allows RM-aware applications...

Digital rights needs government support

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Broadband Stakeholder Group calls for greater involvement in pushing adoption of the technology Delays in the adoption of robust digital rights management (DRM) technology is holding up the delivery of content over the internet, the...

Rights Management Add-on for Internet Explorer

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The Rights Management Add-on for Internet Explorer is a way that Windows users can view files with restricted permission. These restrictions help people to prevent sensitive documents, Web-based information, and e-mail messages from being forwarded,...

Record Labels Request Online Sabotage Rights

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Thanks Dawson for sending this in. Record labels have requested legal support for a variety of techniques intended to thwart file-trading networks that they say infringe on copyrights. During arguments over a congressional bill supporting...

Russian CEO defends copying rights

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Russian programmer Alexander Katalov landed in Moscow a week ago just in time to celebrate his wife's birthday. The flight came at the end of what the ElcomSoft CEO hopes will be...

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