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Nvidia fights off Samsung patent-infringement lawsuit

Back in 2014, Samsung and Nvidia began battling it out in court over patent infringement. Initially, Nvidia launched a suit against Samsung and Qualcomm over GPU patent infringement, which led to Samsung filing a counter-suit over memory chip technology, which the company has now lost. Originally, Samsung said that the …

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Kim Dotcom: U.S. offered plea deal, I refused

While the United States has been pretty tight lipped about its ongoing attempts to extradite and imprison internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, the German native has been very vocal about his side of the equation. In a recent Q&A on Slashdot, the Megaupload founder even suggested that the U.S. had attempted …

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Troll killer breaks down how to slay the IP beast

Patent, copyright and IP infringement is a major problem in today’s society, but abuse of the systems designed to protect against them is almost worse. While Samsung and Apple might love spending millions in legal fees just to rub each other’s nose in the dirt for a few days, there are …

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Canada makes it illegal to file erroneous copyright claims

After a recent law was passed in Canada that forced ISPs to send copyright infringement notices to their customers, copyright lobby groups have been jumping on the bandwagon and also firing off notices of their own. However, some have been using it as an opportunity to try and extort money …

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Copyright law isn’t totally depressing

The internet has given us a lot of great things. We have instant communication with people on the other side of the planet, endless amounts of (mostly) watchable media content, up-to-the-minute news and even methods of circumventing dictator crack downs on expression, that have ended up aiding revolutions. But one …

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