News tagged with copyright infringement

SAP to pay $20M to settle criminal charges

(AP) -- Business software maker SAP AG on Wednesday said it agreed to pay $20 million to settle criminal charges from the U.S. Department of Justice against a now-defunct subsidiary, TomorrowNow.

Sep 15, 2011
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Authors Guild sues universities over online books

Authors and authors' groups in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom sued the University of Michigan and four other universities Monday, seeking to stop the creation of online libraries made up of as ...

Sep 13, 2011
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Copyright charges for NinjaVideo operators

Four Americans and a Greek national have been indicted on conspiracy and copyright infringement charges for alleged involvement with a website, NinjaVideo, which offered illegal downloads of movies and television ...

Sep 09, 2011
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$1.3B award against SAP overturned in Oracle case

A federal judge on Thursday threw out a "grossly excessive" $1.3 billion verdict that Oracle won against SAP in a landmark intellectual property case, possibly setting the stage for another circus-like showdown ...

Sep 01, 2011
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CNN buys iPad news reader Zite

US cable television network CNN announced Tuesday that it has bought Zite, a Canadian company that makes a personalized news reader for the iPad.

Aug 30, 2011
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Google: Belgian papers to appear in searches again

(AP) -- Google began allowing the Web sites of French-language Belgian newspapers to appear in its search results again on Monday, saying it had obtained the papers' legal consent to do so without repercussions.

Jul 18, 2011
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Belgian newspaper: Google blocking us on searches

(AP) -- At least three Belgian newspapers are reporting Google is preventing their web sites from being found through its search engine as part of a legal fight accusing the American-based company of copyright infringement.

Jul 15, 2011
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ISPs, movie, music, TV groups in copyright deal

Major US Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and music, movie and television industry associations unveiled a long-awaited agreement on Thursday aimed at curbing online copyright infringement.

Jul 07, 2011
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