Neowin News Feed for: Legalese Neowin News Feed for: Legalese en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 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="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sat, 31 Aug 2013 19:50:20 +0000 Mexican court fines Yahoo 2.7 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="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sat, 01 Dec 2012 23:06:52 +0000 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="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Fri, 31 Aug 2012 15:21:08 +0000 Facebook could lose millions in lawsuit over Sponsored Stories <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" 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="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Fri, 22 Jun 2012 13:24:44 +0000