• July 26, 2021

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Exclusive: France Hits Google With $593 Million Fine In News

Google was fined 500 million euros ($593 million) Tuesday by French competition regulators for failing to comply with an order to negotiate fair deals with news publishers for the use of their content. CNBC reports: France’s Competition Authority said Google had breached an April 2020 ruling that ordered the company to negotiate “in good faith” […]Read More

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Exclusive: To Help Livestreamers Avoid Copyright Violations, Riot Games Releases

League of Legends developer Riot Games released a 37-track album of ambient tunes (now on Spotify, YouTube, and Apple Music) “that will let gamers stream their sessions accompanied by music that doesn’t infringe copyright protections,” reports Bloomberg. And that’s just one response to aggressive copyright enforcement: For example, a new Guardians of the Galaxy game […]Read More

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Exclusive: Steve Wozniak Faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Over Branded Tech

Slashdot reader Obipale quotes Gizmodo: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is facing a million-dollar lawsuit for allegedly stealing the idea to create a Woz-branded tech school, according to a weekend Insider report. Connecticut business professor Ralph Reilly claims he and Wozniak agreed to establish a “tech university” and sealed the deal with an on-camera handshake in […]Read More

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Exclusive: College Student Sues Proctorio After Source Code Copyright Claim

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit against the remote testing company Proctorio on behalf of Miami University student Erik Johnson. The Verge reports: The lawsuit is intended to “quash a campaign of harassment designed to undermine important concerns” about the company’s remote test-proctoring software, according to the EFF. The lawsuit intends to […]Read More