Neowin News Feed for: Legalese https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/legalese/ Neowin News Feed for: Legalese en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net New Zealand kills off software patents while experts question validity https://www.neowin.net/news/new-zealand-kills-off-software-patents-while-experts-question-validity/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/174120482z.jpg" alt="" /></div>After New Zealand made the controversial decision to (almost) kill off software patents on Wednesday, experts have expressed doubt at the bill&#039;s validity; they question how best it can be enforced. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/new-zealand-kills-off-software-patents-while-experts-question-validity">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Sat, 31 Aug 2013 19:50:20 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/new-zealand-kills-off-software-patents-while-experts-question-validity Mexican court fines Yahoo 2.7 billion US dollars https://www.neowin.net/news/mexican-court-fines-yahoo-27-billion-us-dollars/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1182943487t.jpg" alt="" /></div>A Mexican court has fined Yahoo $2.7 billion dollars over an apparent breach of a contract that seems to date back to 2003. The search giant obviously intends to challenge the decision made. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/mexican-court-fines-yahoo-27-billion-us-dollars">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Sat, 01 Dec 2012 23:06:52 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/mexican-court-fines-yahoo-27-billion-us-dollars Microsoft updates their Terms of Service https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-updates-their-terms-of-service/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/210386213microsoft-logo-2012-dark-grey.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has updated its Terms of Service further, clarifying the usage of their services and what you can do. It might be one of 2012&#039;s only pieces of tech-related legalese not used in a lawsuit. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-updates-their-terms-of-service">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Fri, 31 Aug 2012 15:21:08 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-updates-their-terms-of-service Facebook could lose millions in lawsuit over Sponsored Stories https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-could-lose-millions-in-lawsuit-over-sponsored-stories/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://www.neowin.net/images/uploaded/screen-shot-2012-06-21-at-3.57.44-pm_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>A class-action lawsuit has beaten Facebook into allowing users to opt out of Sponsored Stories, and could also cause significant financial ramifications for the site as well. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-could-lose-millions-in-lawsuit-over-sponsored-stories">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Fri, 22 Jun 2012 13:24:44 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-could-lose-millions-in-lawsuit-over-sponsored-stories