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Crunch Report | Chelsea Manning to Be Freed in May

Chelsea Manning is going to be freed this May, Zoom video conferencing raises $100 million, Vine is shutting down -- today is the last day to grab your videos, Google Drive has been experiencing inter

Kim Dotcom’s extradition appeal has started and is being live-streamed

More than four years later, Kim Dotcom’s legal battles (at least in New Zealand) may be close to an end. His final appeal to avoid extradition to face charges in the U.S started yesterday in A

A Florida judge has ruled that Bitcoin isn’t money

Ever since it moved into the mainstream Bitcoin has had a bit of an identity crisis. Mainly because no one is really sure whether it should be considered money or property. The IRS says it’s pro

Psst… it’s still okay to share your Netflix password

A Federal Appeals Court this month issued a ruling that makes password-sharing a federal crime under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. That has given many Americans pause, as sharing passwords to onli

A court ruled that it could be a federal crime to share your Netflix password

Last week the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion that an employee acted “without authorization” when he used a former co-worker’s login (with their permission) to

UK Court Judge Gives Apple 24 Hours To Remove/Replace “Incorrect” Web Notice On Samsung Galaxy Tab Ruling

A UK Court of Appeal has ordered Apple to remove a statement on its website following a court ruling in which Apple lost an appeal against a ruling that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablets do not infringe

Monster Deer Block is not made by Monster Cable

Monster Cable has a history of suing companies with the word ‘monster’ in their name. An indoor glow-in-the-dark mininture golf company named Monster Golf felt Monster Cable’s wrath

UK Hacker is doing all he can not to get extradited to the US

In a last ditch effort Gary McKinnon, the UK hacker who allegedly hacked in to the Pentagon, is now taking his case to the European Court on Human Rights. McKinnon feels that his human rights were vio

Jack Thompson could be disbarred because of courtoom hissy fit

Penny-Arcade Everyone’s favorite real life Lionel Hutz could find himself disbarred in the near future. Jack Thompson walked out of a Florida court room today, claiming that it was a sham hearin

Sue-happy Canadians get $45 from Apple

Apple Canada Inc. is offering $45 credits to Canadians who own the first-third generation iPods purchased before June 24th, 2004. This settlement is a result of two iPod owners suing when their one-ye

Store Music Online In Japan, Get Arrested

Companies offering online file-storage may want to pull out of the Japanese market real soon. A recent court ruling in Tokyo deemed a company called Image City guilty of copyright infringement. Why? J

Symantec Suing Eight Companies Over Piracy

Sheesh. I wonder if Symantec is going after the guy TorrentFreak interviewed. I doubt it, as Symantec is attacking eight companies it says illegally copied its software to avoid licensing fees. The so

Sex Offenders Complain About Removed PCs

Over in Minnesota, a group of imprisoned sex offenders are pissed off because guards confiscated PCs they were using in their cells/rooms. So like any American, they took it to a court of appeals, onl

Pedophile Blames Open WiFi Network For Kiddie Porn

Sure you can pin the blame on your unsecured router when the RIAA or MPAA comes knocking at your door, but when it’s the FBI and you’re accused of having tons of child pornography, don&#82

Breaking News: RIAA Still Sucks, Schools Fighting Back

I realize this might be hard to fathom, but guess what? The RIAA still sucks and is still wasting everyone’s time with file-sharing lawsuits. In fact, the RIAA apparently wasted too much time wi

IBM Attacks Amazon in Court

IBM has announced that it has filed against Amazon two patent infringement suits in two courts in the Eastern District of Texas. The manufacturer stated that it has attempted to resolve with the retai