Pop-Up Porn Teacher Cops a Plea to Escape Jail Time

You may recall a case last year involving Julie Amero » 11/26/08 6:00pm 11/26/08 6:00pm, a substitute junior high school teacher in Connecticut that was arrested and threatened with a 40 year prison sentence after the computer in her classroom began to display pornographic pop-ups in front of her students. Any one with even the slightest knowledge of…

Google Execs Face Trial in Italy For User Uploaded Video

It's being reported today that four Google employees will be charged with "defamation and failure to exercise control over personal data" in Italy. This all stems from a video posted to Google Video in 2006, which showed four teens teasing and harassing a boy with down syndrome. Google removed the video within a day, but … » 11/06/08 5:20pm 11/06/08 5:20pm

Asus Gets Customer Locked Up For 10 Months Over Defective Hardware

The Beijing Times is reporting on a shocking court case involving Asus and a young female customer named Huang Jing. It all started back in 2006 when Huang bought a V6800V model ASUS laptop from a Beijing retailer and quickly discovered it to be defective. She sent the computer back to Asus several times for repairs,… » 10/31/08 7:00pm 10/31/08 7:00pm

Woman Sues Best Buy For $54 Million After They Lost Her Laptop

Stories like this pop up from time to time, but it never ceases to amaze how crazy ass lawsuits end up tying up our legal system. In this case, Best Buy customer Raelyn Campbell purchased a $1100 laptop from a DC area store along with the absurd $300 extended warranty. When her on/off switch broke later that year, she… » 2/13/08 7:50pm 2/13/08 7:50pm