A freelance videographer has filed a class action lawsuit against Adobe on behalf of mortified users that watched their files vanish due to a bug in video-editing software Premiere Pro. Even if this nightmare scenario hasn’t come up yet, all Premiere users should take note.
Yahoo’s ongoing legal troubles related to the biggest data breach in history appear to be coming to a close. It has submitted a settlement to a U.S. district court agreeing to pay victims $50 million along with some other benefits. Anyone who spent time undoing damage from the breach should pay attention.
Last week, a report revealed that Google continues to collect location data from users even when “Location History” is disabled in its options. The company was unapologetic, but did change its location policy. Now, a man in California is going to court to accuse Google of violating the state’s privacy laws.
For years, Facebook has insisted that it isn’t a publisher or media company but rather is just a platform. That position appears to have changed in a recent court appearance. The Guardian pointed out the social media giant’s legal defense referred to it as a publisher to bolster its case in a lawsuit.
The suspect believed to have carried out the shooting at the offices of Annapolis, Maryland newspaper company Capital Gazette that left at least five dead and two injured sued the publication for defamation in 2012. The charges were thrown out by the judge.
A Los Angeles superior court jury has ordered Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Andre “Dr. Dre” Young to pay former business partner Steve Lamar just over $25 million over royalties on the sales of Beats headphones, Billboard reports. The ruling expands a 2007 settlement granting Lamar royalties for only one pair of…
A California judge decided Thursday not to throw out a lawsuit filed against Twitter that accused the company of violating the free speech rights of white supremacist Jared Taylor when Twitter banned him from the platform late last year.
One current and five former Fitbit employees accused of knowingly stealing trade secrets from former employer Jawbone, which ceased operation in 2017, have been indicted. The two companies have gone to court in the past over similar allegations. If convicted, the defendants could face up to 10 years in prison.
A judge in Tennesse this week found that Amazon isn’t liable for the millions of dollars in damages caused by an exploding hoverboard that was sold through the company’s website.
Happy Mother’s Day, Eartherlings. I’m no mom yet, but you know what? Moms are amazing—especially those raising the kids who will turn this world around and stop our governments from burning fossil fuels past the point of no return.
Amazon, Netflix, and several major Hollywood studios are all suing Set TV, a seemingly too-good-to-be-true streaming service that offers 500 channels for $20 per month. The copyright suit seeks $150,000 per work infringed, and it sure looks like they have a case against the cord-cutting company.
A lawsuit against Equifax filed by Massachusetts is moving forward after a judge in Boston denied the credit-reporting firm’s motion to dismiss the complaint, Reuters reports.
BlackBerry is gradually feeling out its new niche as a veritable patent troll. Following a complaint it filed against Facebook last month, the company has filed fresh litigation against Snap, creator of Snapchat, for allegedly infringing its messaging patents.
Earlier Wednesday, a California Superior Court judge issued a proposed ruling that’s bound to stress out lots of java drinkers—even if it probably shouldn’t. Companies like Starbucks will have to tell customers that their coffee can potentially cause cancer.
A witness to the horrific murder of a counter-protester at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia is suing InfoWars and several other media outlets for defamation. Brennan Gilmore, a foreign service officer at the State Department, alleges that the outlets harmed his career by alleging he was part of a…
It’s not often you celebrate going to court, but 21 kids are doing just that after a federal appeals court rejected the Trump administration’s attempt to halt a landmark climate change lawsuit on Wednesday.
Matt Furie, the creator of Pepe the Frog, is continuing his copyright war against the alt-right by targeting Alex Jones’ Infowars in his latest lawsuit. The purveyors of conspiracy theories have been selling a poster that incorporates the cartoon frog into a collage of with notable cartoon figures from the Infowars…
After allegedly trying to hold discussions with Facebook for the past “several years,” BlackBerry finally decided to take Facebook to court today, filing a patent infringement lawsuit against the social media giant.
In 2o15 and 2016, a rush of class-action lawsuits were filed by people in Illinois against tech companies. The impetus was an unusual law in the Prairie State. In 2008, the state passed the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, making it, along with Texas, one of only two states at the time with laws on the…