Neowin News Feed for: Profiteering https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/profiteering/ Neowin News Feed for: Profiteering 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 Dutch gamer charged with hacking an MMO in 2007 and 2008 https://www.neowin.net/news/dutch-gamer-charged-with-hacking-an-mmo-in-2007-and-2008/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1449189381a.jpg" alt="" /></div>A Dutch national who demanded rewards for ceasing attacks on an MMO&#039;s servers could be &quot;levelled up&quot; to five years in the slammer after being found guilty of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/dutch-gamer-charged-with-hacking-an-mmo-in-2007-and-2008">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:20:38 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/dutch-gamer-charged-with-hacking-an-mmo-in-2007-and-2008 FourSquare served lawsuit over patents on GPS usage https://www.neowin.net/news/foursquare-served-lawsuit-over-patents-on-gps-usage/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1818569267icon.png" alt="" /></div>Location networking service FourSquare has been hit with lawsuits for infringing on two obscure U.S. Patents relating how GPS is used to share information. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/foursquare-served-lawsuit-over-patents-on-gps-usage">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Fri, 27 Jul 2012 19:46:54 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/foursquare-served-lawsuit-over-patents-on-gps-usage Patent trolling costs $29 billion annually in the US https://www.neowin.net/news/patent-trolling-costs-29-billion-annually-in-the-us/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/16058931735361823651f.jpg" alt="" /></div>Patent holding companies, known as &#039;trolls&#039; for their business practices, are costly to fight legal battles against. A recent academic paper attempts to put a cost on the losses these trolls create. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/patent-trolling-costs-29-billion-annually-in-the-us">Read more...</a> paul.ferson@neowin.net (Paul Ferson) Wed, 27 Jun 2012 14:40:35 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/patent-trolling-costs-29-billion-annually-in-the-us