Today the Small Press Expo (SPX), a non-profit, indie-focused convention, announced that it’s partnering with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) to help support a group of embattled comics creators facing a defamation lawsuit.
In the weeks since Stan Lee returned to the public eye and began distancing himself from his former manager and legal guardian Keya Morgan—a man Lee himself alleges tried to gain control of the Marvel legend’s considerable wealth—more details have come to light about Morgan’s behavior.
Cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin is understandably upset that he lost a combined $24 million in two different hacks of his phone over the course of seven months. Terpin alleges that the hacks were only possible because the hackers had an inside person at AT&T who provided access to Terpin’s account. And he’s…
Embattled electric car manufacturer Tesla racked up its third class-action suit, filed this evening in California’s Northern District Court, stemming from bizarre and potentially unfounded tweets sent last week by CEO Elon Musk.
Guillermo del Toro’s Oscar-winning film The Shape of Water is now in the clear—at least for the time being. A judge has thrown out a lawsuit accusing The Shape of Water of plagiarism.
Elon Musk had quite a weekend on Twitter. The billionaire tech mogul accused one of the cave divers who helped save a Thai soccer team of being a pedophile yesterday. And now the diver is considering a lawsuit.
Two months ago amid increasingly public turmoil about his private life, Stan Lee announced he planned to sue Pow! Entertainment—the media company he co-founded in 2001—for allegedly stealing his entity. Now, that’s no longer the case, as Lee has dropped the lawsuit in the wake of other legal battles the beloved comics…
Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, has filed a lawsuit against two of his children and a former business manager in an effort to retain control over his finances, business affairs, and legacy.
If your personal data gets hacked, then why not file a lawsuit? That’s what Vermont librarian Jessamyn West did by successfully suing Equifax over its 2017 hack, which exposed the personal data over 140 million people.
Ever since the FCC voted to repeal net neutrality last December, we’ve seen the protections for a free and open internet declared dead more than once. On Monday, the rules “officially” come off the books. The reality is net neutrality is on life support and there’s still reason to believe it will return.
Late last week, the company behind Sesame Street filed a lawsuit against the company behind The Happytime Murders to stop the movie from using the tag line “No sesame, all street.” The fear was it could damage the Sesame Street brand by connecting it to the hard R-rated puppet film. Today, a judge ruled in favor of…
This week, Stan Lee’s official Twitter page lit up with a new announcement, supposedly written by the man himself, explaining that he was now in control of the social media page for the first time.
A woman who is legally blind has filed a class-action lawsuit against beauty brand Glossier for failing to create an accessible website. The woman, Kathleen Sypert, claims that she “encountered multiple access barriers” when visiting the website, denying her and other visually impaired and legally blind users equal…
Last year, Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan director Nicholas Meyer perked the Spock ears of fans everywhere when he hinted that he was working on a new Star Trek project. Now, the Tribble’s out of the bag. Meyer has shared news about this top-secret project, mostly because he’s not sure if it’ll happen anymore.
The parents of two children slain during the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, have filed defamation lawsuits against InfoWars founder Alex Jones as well as one of his contributors for fueling conspiracy theories alleging the parents played a role in the massacre that left 26…
Mad Max: Fury Road grossed almost $400 million worldwide, received 10 Oscar nominations (including Best Picture) and won six, the most of any film that year. So where the hell are our sequels?
Just a day after a strange video featuring the elderly comics mogul threatening to sue any media outlet covering allegations of elder abuse and fraud surrounding Lee’s fortune, news surfaced that Lee was now suing his former business manager, Jerardo Olivarez, for just those things.
The Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, carried out by an Islamic State supporter, ended with 49 innocent people dead and another 58 injured. Now 16 of those wounded are suing Google, Facebook, and Twitter for allegedly providing “material support” to ISIS.
Since the advent of television in the mid-20th century, American presidents have relied primarily on cameras to communicate directly with the American people. But Twitter, and President Donald Trump’s use of it in particular, changed all that.
What does it take for a $260-billion multinational corporation like Exxon to catch a break these days?