Settlement Says You Should Be Allowed To Bitch About Your Job on…

Today, American Medical Response, an ambulance company based in Connecticut, reached a legal settlement with a woman who claimed she was fired for complaining about her boss on Facebook. The National Labor Relations Board says that the company has agreed to revise its employee handbook's "overly-broad rules" in… » 2/08/11 6:00pm 2/08/11 6:00pm

Comcast PSP-Blocking Class Action Lawsuit Results in $16 Settlement

Were you a Comcast subscriber between April 1, 2006 and December 31, 2008? Did you use Ares, BitTorrent, eDonkey, FastTrack, or Gnutella? Yes? Then it's payday for you, to the tune of $16, as the now infamous PSP class action lawsuit against Comcast has resulted in a previous mentioned $16 million settlement fund. You… » 7/11/10 12:30pm 7/11/10 12:30pm

Samsung-Led Cartel Fined $404 Million In Price-Fixing Scandal

Nine chip makers—including heavy hitters like Samsung and Hitachi—have collectively been fined $404 million by the European Commission over DRAM price fixing. Cartels: they're not just for drug lords anymore. » 5/21/10 9:49am 5/21/10 9:49am

TiVo Gets Another Huge, Court-Ordered Gift From a EchoStar

Satellite provider EchoStar has been ordered to pay TiVo $103m for lifting some of their DVR software technology. (Again.) This is great news for TiVo, who hasn't been doing so well lately. Not so much, though, for EchoStar customers, who might end up losing DVR functionality in their set-top boxes for a while. [… » 6/03/09 7:49am 6/03/09 7:49am

Class Action Settlement Could Net Scratchy 1st-Gen iPod Nano Owners Up…

If you have a first-gen Nano and don't mind filling out some forms and waiting, well, potentially a very long time, you could jump on the class-action bandwagon alledging the 1Gs were illegally scratchy. » 1/23/09 3:40pm 1/23/09 3:40pm

RIAA Boycott, Day 1: Dealzmodo on 'Music Theft' Settlements Offered by…

Here we are in Day 1 of our RIAA boycott, and what do you know? The RIAA says it's going to offer a special deal to certain college students, letting them off easy instead of suing them for hundreds of thousands of dollars for illegally downloading music. The recording industry Gestapo said letters were going out… » 3/01/07 9:05am 3/01/07 9:05am