I found a list of patents that Yahoo is suing Facebook over, that Facebook claims that Yahoo infringed upon. And, while I won't bore you with any more commentary regarding Yahoo v. Facebook (see: Evil is as Yahoo does), I will post the different patents, because I am so excited to see how awful Yahoo…Read more 1 Patent, 2 Patents, 3 Patents, 4.
Yahoo, Inc. is involved in one of the largest legal battles of it’s company history with Facebook, who has IPO (initial public offering) plans in the future. The lawsuit was originally filed by Yahoo on Monday, March 12, in which Yahoo, Inc. made claims that Facebook infringed on ten of it’s patents, two of which…Read more Yahoo Inc. vs. Facebook= Largest legal fued between social media tech companies
Arizona seeks to stop cyber-bullying one ambiguous law at a time I applaud Arizona lawmakers for taking the parental approach to ending the amount of epic cyber-bullying and cyber-attacking that occurs. Really, I do. The house bill 2549 in the State of Arizona House of Representatives is seeking to amend sections 13-2916 and 13-2923, to…Read more Arizona seeks to stop cyber-bullying one ambiguous law at a time
Holy Maryland! Thanks for protecting your peeps from creeps The state of Maryland has something to be proud of, after voting in a measure that would make them the first state to prohibit employers from asking potential employees for their Facebook passwords. The bill is to be reviewed later this year, among hundreds of others.…Read more Holy Maryland! Thanks for protecting your peeps from creeps
According to the U.S. Justice Department, Apple Inc. (maybe you’ve heard of them?) is getting sued due to an agreement that Apple made with five publishers regarding e-books and their prices, back when the iPad was launching in 2010. The lawsuit was filed on April 11, 2012 in the United States District Court for the Southern District…Read more The $9.99 Problem
Daddy Department of Justice is hyper-regulating the E-book trade for the settling defendants in the suit between Apple, et. al and the U.S. Department of Justice. But, is settling worth the loss of E-book freedom and being in time-out from now until five years from the date of the final judgment, to only be…Read more It’s the Final Countdown for Book Publishers
U.S. Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY-17) recently proposed legislation that would greatly protect social media users from current and potential employers, etc. from invading their online privacy. The legislation, Social Networking Online Protection Act (SNOPA) seeks to prohibit employers, schools, and universities from requesting user names and passwords to current and/or potential employees/students. The…Read more SNOPA: The Answer to Snooping