Tinder Age Discrimination Suit Heads to 8th Circuit

A suit against Tinder has been appealed to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. Plaintiff Vinny Troia is represented by Harvath Law Group. Tinder is represented by Husch Blackwell. The plaintiff appealed following an order compelling arbitration between the parties.  Troia filed the class...

Facebook Takes Legal Action Against OneAudience for Harvesting User Data

Facebook filed a lawsuit against OneAudience, a mobile data analytics company, in the Northern District of California Thursday for allegedly harvesting data...

Spotify Faces Misclassification Lawsuit From Former Employee

Matthew Elias was employed by Spotify for approximately two years. He alleges that approximately one year into the employment he was reclassified...

Peloton Settles Music Licensing Suit

Peloton settled its music licensing suit for its use of songs in fitness videos without permission. Peloton was sued by a group...

Tech Giants

Facebook Takes Legal Action Against OneAudience for Harvesting User Data

Facebook filed a lawsuit against OneAudience, a mobile data analytics company, in the Northern District of California Thursday for allegedly harvesting data...

Intel Loses SCOTUS Investment Fund Case

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of former Intel employee Christopher Sulyma, who claimed the Intel Corporation Investment Policy Committee...

HP Sued by Investor for Securities Violations

Plaintiff Electrical Workers Pension Fund, Local 103, I.B.E.W. has filed a class action complaint against HP Inc. for securities violations. The complaint was filed...

Facebook Faces $9b Tax Trial

Facebook is facing a tax trial in California as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) attempts to convince the United States Tax Court...

NY Will Not Appeal T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Decision

New York Attorney General Letitia James stated that New York will not appeal the judge’s decision to clear the way for the...

Social Platforms Refuse to Remove Misleading Pelosi Video

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) request that Facebook and Twitter remove an edited video was denied. The video, posted...

Emerging Tech

Spotify Faces Misclassification Lawsuit From Former Employee

Matthew Elias was employed by Spotify for approximately two years. He alleges that approximately one year into the employment he was reclassified as an independent contractor without changing his role, title, or compensation. He claims that Spotify...

Spotify Faces Misclassification Lawsuit From Former Employee

Matthew Elias was employed by Spotify for approximately two years. He alleges that approximately one year into the employment he was reclassified...

Peloton Settles Music Licensing Suit

Peloton settled its music licensing suit for its use of songs in fitness videos without permission. Peloton was sued by a group...

MLB Sued by Fantasy Sports Competitor over Sign-Stealing Scandal

Plaintiff Cody Lucas, on behalf of himself and others similarly situated, filed a class action complaint against Major League Baseball for fraud....

Clearview AI’s Client List Was Stolen Despite Claims that Security Is Its Top Priority

Artificial Intelligence company Clearview AI, who has created a facial recognition database from more than three billion photographs, has suffered a data...

Around Law Street

Facebook’s Libra Announces Board Despite Exits

Facebook’s ambitious Libra cryptocurrency announced the creation of its 21-member association Tuesday.  The announcement was made in the wake of reports earlier this week...

WeWork Faces Shareholder Suit

On November 4, WeWork shareholder Natalie Sojka filed a class action complaint against Adam Neumann and others (Natalie Sojka v. Adam Neumann et al....

Taking A Hint From Twitter, Google Will Restrict Political Ads Too

On November 20, Google announced it would limit political ads targeting specific audiences based on political affiliation or public voter records. Additionally,...

Fitbit Sued by Investor for its Proposed Sale to Alphabet

On December 6, plaintiff John Thompson filed a class action complaint against defendants Fitbit, Inc., et al (John Thompson v. Fitbit, Inc.,...

Twitch Sued in Russia over Pirated Sports Content

On December 17, Amazon’s Twitch, a social streaming platform and gaming community, was nearly blocked in Russia for piracy allegations. A Russian...

In Response to California’s AB-5, Uber Ends Upfront Ride Pricing Among Other Changes

On January 8, Uber announced to California customers that it would begin showing price estimates instead of fixed prices in response to...

Amicus Briefs Filed in Years-Long Oracle/Google Dispute

Nearly a decade ago, Oracle sued Google for copyright infringement. The case has since been appealed multiple times and is now waiting...

FCC Commissioner Warns of Internet Shutdown Risk

During a speech delivered at the State of the Net internet policy conference in Washington, D.C., FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel warned of...

Fortress Moves to Dismiss Antitrust Case

Fortress Investment Group has filed a joint notice of motion and a motion to dismiss and to strike plaintiffs’ complaint in response to an...

Intellectual Property

Peloton Settles Music Licensing Suit

Peloton settled its music licensing suit for its use of songs in fitness videos without permission. Peloton was sued by a group...

Twitch Restores Accounts Banned by False DMCA Claims

Twitch users streaming reactions to the latest Democratic presidential debate had their accounts suspended and streams taken down during the debate based on false...

Netflix Counterclaims That “Choose Your Own Adventure” is Generic

Netflix has answered Chooseco’s amended complaint and pressed counterclaims. Earlier this month, Chooseco filed suit against Netflix for trademark infringement arising from...

Policy

Senators Ask USDA to Release Broadband Funding for Rural Communities

A bipartisan group of nine Senators led by Ron Wyden, (D-Ore.), encouraged the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Wednesday to...

Long Beach Sues over Scooter Co. Contract

On February 24, the City of Long Beach filed a complaint seeking a declaratory judgment against Neutron Holdings, Inc. doing business as...

NTSB Criticizes Tesla, Regulators For 2018 Autopilot Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has critiqued Tesla for a deadly 2018 crash in California that involved its Autopilot system. The NTSB also...

Cybersecurity

Clearview AI’s Client List Was Stolen Despite Claims that Security Is Its Top Priority

Artificial Intelligence company Clearview AI, who has created a facial recognition database from more than three billion photographs, has suffered a data...

Capital One Moves to Dismiss Data Breach Case

Capital One Financial Corporation has filed to dismiss a class-action lawsuit, which was filed against the company last summer after the company...

MGM Sued for 2019 Data Breach

Plaintiff John Smallman has filed a class-action lawsuit against MGM Resorts International on behalf of himself and others similarly situated in regards...