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  • LinkedIn Spam Lawsuit Can Continue
    By on June 15, 2014 | Comments Off  Comments


    Charliemopps (1157495) writes “A lawsuit filed in September 2013 in the Northern District of California alleged that LinkedIn misled its users about the number of times it would attempt to invite their contacts using their name. LinkedIn tried to get the suit dismissed but Thursday Judge Lucy Koh ruled the suit can continue.”

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  • Gamecocks Lose ‘USC’ Lawsuit, Called ‘Goofy Little Chickens’
    By on January 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    South Carolina wants to use ‘USC’ on their athletic apparel. Southern Cal doesn’t care — a lawsuit and mascot mocking erupted, naturally.

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  • The biggest lawsuit in sports history?
    By on January 16, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The U.S. Supreme Court is set to begin hearing a case Wednesday that one law professor describes as “the most important sports law case in U.S. history.” Why is American Needle v. NFL such a big deal? Because the ramifications of this case could affect nearly every aspect of NFL deals, from player contracts to video game productions.

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  • Class Action Lawsuit Over Xbox Live Bannings
    By on November 27, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Boutique law firm AbingtonIP is “investigating” what it considers the “convenient” recent Xbox Live bannings. The firm posits that the “tens of thousands” of banned Xbox Live subscribers who used modded consoles deserve recompense due to the timing of the action.

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  • For Blind Gamer, Lawsuit Against Sony Is Clear
    By on November 17, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Sony is facing a lawsuit from a blind gamer from California. He contends that even after repeated requests he made to Sony via email to revise their games to make them more accessible, the company did not revise their games. For blind gamers, this is a big deal…

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  • Linden Lab Targeted in Second Life Sex-Code Lawsuit
    By on September 24, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Having virtual sex in Second Life isn’t what it used to be. The 6-year-old virtual world, run by Linden Lab of San Francisco, is apparently so littered with bootlegged sex toys that it’s hard to know whether you’re getting the right bang for your buck.

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  • Renault to launch Piquet lawsuit
    By on September 11, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Renault say they are to launch legal action against Nelson Piquet Jr and his father over race-fixing allegations made about the 2008 Singapore Grand Prix.

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