ISPs Sue to Block Maine Privacy Law

A group of four trade associations representing internet service providers (ISPs) and telecommunications companies has sued the Attorney General of Maine and the Commissioners of the Maine Public Utility Commission in an attempt to block a privacy statute set to go into effect on July...

Peloton and Flywheel: From Potential Partners To Rivals

On February 19, exercise equipment company Flywheel emailed customers to inform them that it was shutting down its at-home virtual bike service...

New Mexico Sues Google for Collecting Children’s Data

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has filed a complaint against Google for collecting children’s data through the use of its G Suite for...

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...

Tech Giants

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 Deciision

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...

Amazon Wins Preliminary Injunction in JEDI Case

Days after requesting the testimony of the President and the Secretary of Defense, Amazon has won a preliminary injunction preventing the Department...

Google Begins Appeal Against Massive EU Fine

Search giant Google will begin its appeal against a massive fine levied upon it by the European Commission in the coming days....

Emerging Tech

Airbnb Case Against NYC Stayed as Parties Discuss Potential Settlement

Counsel for Airbnb and the City of New York have filed a joint letter requesting a temporary stay for the consolidated actions, and for summary judgment motion deadlines. The parties requested the stay while they discuss a...

New Mexico Sues Google for Collecting Children’s Data

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has filed a complaint against Google for collecting children’s data through the use of its G Suite for...

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...

Airbnb Case Against NYC Stayed as Parties Discuss Potential Settlement

Counsel for Airbnb and the City of New York have filed a joint letter requesting a temporary stay for the consolidated actions,...

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...

Around Law Street

Airbnb to ban Party Houses After Halloween Shooting

A Halloween party at an Airbnb in Orinda, California, located in the San Francisco Bay Area, ended in the deaths of five...

Cisco Software and Licenses are Pirated by Same Company Under Different Names

On November 14 plaintiff Cisco Systems, Inc. filed a complaint against defendants Shoc Networks, LLC (Cisco Systems, Inc and Cisco Technology Inc. v. Shoc Networks,...

Uber Loses its Driver’s License in London

On November 25, Uber lost its license in London to carry paying passengers; this is the second time this has occurred in about two...

Documentary Filmmakers Sue State Dept. for Social Media Registration Requirement

On December 5, plaintiffs DOC Society and International Documentary Association (IDA) filed a complaint against defendants Michael R. Pompeo and Chad F....

Apple Moves for Dismissal in Stock Price Suit

On December 16, Apple filed a motion to dismiss an ongoing securities lawsuit. The class action suit (City of Roseville Employees’ Retirement System v....

New Legislation Polices Spread of Cyber Tools Abroad

Recent legislation will mandate that the State Department disclose “how it polices the sale of cyber tools and services abroad.” The legislation resulted from...

Facebook Sued for Shutting Out Competition

On January 16, plaintiffs Reveal Chat Holdco LLC, et al filed a class action complaint against defendant Facebook alleging antitrust violations. Plaintiffs are represented by...

DOJ Takes Action Against Robocall Firms

Earlier this week, the Department of Justice filed for temporary restraining orders and injunctions in two different cases against multiple telecom companies...

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing On Autonomous Vehicles

On February 11, the House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce held a hearing to discuss the future of autonomous vehicles (AVs) in America....

Intellectual Property

Peloton and Flywheel: From Potential Partners To Rivals

On February 19, exercise equipment company Flywheel emailed customers to inform them that it was shutting down its at-home virtual bike service...

Judge Will Not Dismiss “Choose Your Own Adventure” Suit Against Netflix

Plaintiff Chooseco LLC filed a suit against Defendant Netflix for using Chooseco’s “word mark CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE in the dialogue of its film...

Apple Moves to Dismiss Copyright Suit Against AppleTV+ Show

Defendant Apple, joined by production studios and staff, has filed a motion to dismiss a copyright lawsuit filed by Francesca Gregorini,...

Policy

New Mexico Sues Google for Collecting Children’s Data

New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas has filed a complaint against Google for collecting children’s data through the use of its G Suite for...

Airbnb Case Against NYC Stayed as Parties Discuss Potential Settlement

Counsel for Airbnb and the City of New York have filed a joint letter requesting a temporary stay for the consolidated actions,...

ISPs Sue to Block Maine Privacy Law

A group of four trade associations representing internet service providers (ISPs) and telecommunications companies has sued the Attorney General of Maine and...

Cybersecurity

Huawei Hit with 15-Count Indictment in Federal Court

A superseding indictment was issued yesterday in an ongoing criminal case against Chinese technology company Huawei in the Eastern District of New...

Clearview AI Faces Fourth Lawsuit in a Month

Plaintiffs Mario Calderon and Jennifer Rocio have filed a class action complaint against Clearview AI and CDW Government for “collecting, storing and...

Amazon Wins Preliminary Injunction in JEDI Case

Days after requesting the testimony of the President and the Secretary of Defense, Amazon has won a preliminary injunction preventing the Department...