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

Senators ask FTC to look into Amazon for Capital One Hack

Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Elizabeth Warren (D- Mass.) have asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Amazon.com, Inc. to see if the...

Google Set To Offer Checking Account Service

On November 13, Google announced that it will offer personal checking accounts in 2020 through its Google Pay app; the project is code-named Cache....

NSO Employees Sue Facebook for Deleting Accounts

Late in October, WhatsApp, a Facebook-owned social media company, sued NSO Group, an Israeli technology firm, for abusing a flaw in WhatsApp’s...

FBI Warns Consumers About Smart TV Security Risks

The Oregon branch of the Federal Bureau of Investigation posted a press release warning of the potential dangers of smart TVs in the lead...

Spotify Will Suspend Political Ads in 2020

On December 27, Spotify announced that it would stop selling political ads on the ad-supported version of its platform beginning in early...

easyGroup Sues Airline Easyfly and Third-Party Ticket Promoters For Trademark Infringement

easyGroup, a British corporation, filed a complaint on January 7 in the Southern District of Florida for trademark infringement, counterfeiting of trademark, false designation...

Three Lawsuits Filed Against Amazon For Music Streaming

In three related cases, plaintiffs Ray Henderson Music Co., Four Jays Music Company, and SA Music, LLC filed complaints against Amazon for copyright infringement in relation...

FCC Creates Tribal Priority Window to License Internet Spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission created a priority window for federally recognized tribes or Alaska Natives to apply for licenses that would bring...

Uber, Postmates Lose Preliminary Injunction in AB 5 Case

Earlier this week, a judge from the Central District Court of California denied a preliminary injunction filed by Uber and Postmates against the implementation of...

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...