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Developer that sued Steam gamers is ‘destroyed’


Former-Steam developer, Digital Homicide has dismissed its lawsuit against gamers following Valve's removal of all of its games from Steam, as it can no longer viably afford to continue with it. Claiming that it's company had been “destroyed,” by the move, representatives still say that the suits were valid, but …

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BT is taking Valve to court over patent infringement


British Telecom (BT) has announced that it's taking Valve to court, over what it claims are patent infringements by the longtime game developer and publisher. While there does seem to be some merit to the suit, all of the patents are rather generic, so there will likely be some wiggle …

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Youtubers behind CSGOLotto are being sued


Well that didn't take long. Following the revelations that a number of prominent Youtube Let's Player personalities had hidden their ownership of a CS:GO gambling site that they were promoting to their young audiences, Trevor ‘TmarTn' Martin and Tom ‘ProSyndicate' Cassell are now being sued. Although there is a lot …

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New York Taxi companies sue city over Uber growth

Another town, another group of taxi companies and another Uber-centric lawsuit. Once again taxi companies are unhappy that Uber, the ride sharing application that has turned everyone into for-hire drivers, is taking all of their business, so they're suing New York City and its transport authority for allowing the app-based …

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Movies makers want to depose suspected pirates

Remember Dallas Buyers Club? The film featured Matthew Mcconaughey dealing with his personal prejudices, a deadly diagnosis and helping others along the way. It was a beautiful movie about altruism, determination and a struggle against insurmountable forces. When it comes to those that pirated the movie though, the company behind …

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Yahoo to face class action over email snooping

Even though the governments and intelligence agencies of the world can spy on anyone with impunity, at least corporate entities that do the same still have to face the music. In this case it's Yahoo, which stands accused of snooping on emails sent to Yahoo subscribers, from non-Yahoo email accounts, …

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Jackass actor distances himself from BitTorrent legal action

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Jason “Wee-man” Acuna, of Jackass fame, has distanced himself from the producers of a direct to DVD movie he starred in, known as Elf Man, after they announced their intention to sue over 200 Bittorrent downloaders for pirating the movie. Initially taking to Twitter to voice his concern, Acuna posted: …

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Toys ‘R’ Us accused of making cheap knock offs

Innovation and inspiration are not quite twins, but they are very close cousins. By the same token, derivation and downright rip-off are also closely related. Lawyers get phat on the differences between these words and, right now, some of those lawyers belong to Acer, Foxconn, Kingston and Toys ‘R' Us. You may …

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