News tagged with federal court

Comcast, FCC take net neutrality dispute to court

(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission staked out new ground nearly three months ago when it began drafting rules that would require Internet providers to give equal treatment to all data flowing over ...

Jan 08, 2010
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Appeals court upholds dismissal of vaccine suit

(AP) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a program that requires some members of the military to be vaccinated against anthrax over objections from service members who say the vaccine has not been proven to be effective.

Sep 29, 2009
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Verdict spares Microsoft $358M in patent damages

(AP) -- A federal appeals court said Friday that Microsoft Corp. does not have to pay Alcatel-Lucent $358 million for patent infringement because of problems with how the damages were calculated.

Sep 11, 2009
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Court rejects cap on cable market share -- again

(AP) -- An appeals court overturned a rule that said a cable TV company could not serve more than 30 percent of the nation's subscribers. The verdict Friday was a victory for the largest cable company, Comcast Corp., which ...

Aug 28, 2009
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Online radio service wins ruling over license fees

(AP) -- Personalized Internet radio stations got a boost Friday when a federal appeals court ruled that Yahoo's LAUNCHcast music service was not interactive enough to be forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in licensing ...

Aug 22, 2009
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Appeals court orders new trial in Brocade case

(AP) -- A federal appeals court has tossed out the criminal conviction of the first Silicon Valley executive to go to trial in a stock options scandal that triggered charges against at least a dozen executives.

Aug 18, 2009
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Watchdog: Facebook violates Canadian privacy law

(AP) -- Canada's privacy commissioner says the online social networking site Facebook breaches Canadian law by keeping users personal information indefinitely after members close their accounts.

Jul 16, 2009
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