Tag Archive: Ruling


Authors ask Supreme Court to overturn e-book ruling against Apple

A group of authors and booksellers are standing by Apple in its decision to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling stating that Apple conspired to fix eBook prices when it launched its iBook store way back in January 2010. The Authors Guild, Authors United, the American Booksellers Association, and Barnes & Noble have all […]

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Apple HQ flies Pride flag to celebrate same-sex ruling

This week has been one of the most miraculous weeks we’ve seen in recent history. We’ve seen a 25 year-old country girl bend the will of a bunch of rich ass middle-aged white men in Silicon Valley. 150 after their… Read more ›

Tim Cook and top tech heads celebrate marriage equality ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of allowing same-sex marriage across the country today! Everyone across the country is talking about the Supreme Court’s historic ruling that gives all citizens the right to marry the person they love, regardless… Read more ›

Steve Wozniak declares FCC’s net neutrality ruling a ‘victory for the people’

Today the FCC made a historic move to protect net neutrality. By reclassifying ISPs under Title II of the Communications Act, the internet is now regulated like a utility. “While some other countries try to control the internet, the action… Read more ›

Court Gives Final Ruling In Apple E-Book Antitrust Suit

ibooks_cloud_2xThe e-book price-fixing saga between the U.S. government and Apple has finally come to an end. After a long and messy trial, presiding judge Denise Cote has given the final ruling against Apple. The injunction isn’t as punitive as expected, but there are still several stipulations that will change the way Apple does business regarding the […]

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Judge Denies Apple’s Plea In DoJ’s Antitrust E-Book Ruling, Could Mean No More iBookstore

iBook on iPadIn the ongoing antitrust case regarding e-book price fixing, the presiding judge has denied Apple’s plea for mercy over the Department of Justice’s ruling proposal. The DoJ found Apple guilty of conspiring with publishers to raise prices on e-books with the iBookstore, and Apple continues to plead not guilty despite the fact that all of […]

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Apple Slams DoJ’s E-Book Ruling Proposal As “Draconian” And “Punitive”

If the DoJ gets its way, the iBookstore will be shut down.Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Justice proposed serious remedies for Apple to abide by now that the company has been found guilty of conspiring to fix e-book prices. When the ruling was issued last month that Apple was guilty, the outcome of the suit was unknown. How would the government punish Apple (for something that […]

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Retina iPad Mini Won’t Enter Production Until October, Ruling Out Fall Launch [Analyst]

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KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a note to investors in which he says the second-generation iPad mini with Retina display won’t enter mass production until October due to yield issues with the new high-resolution display. If true, the problem could make a fall launch for the device very unlikely.

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New Copyright Office Ruling Allows You To Legally Jailbreak Your iPhone, But Not Your iPad

The US Copyright Office reviews the Digital Millennium Copyright Act every three years, looking at requests to create temporary changes that act as ersatz loopholes int he law, typically to address continually changing technology standards. This year, the Copyright Office allows jailbreaking of devices like the iPhone, but not for devices like the iPad.

The Office also ruled that consumers can unlock phones purchased before January 2013, but not thereafter. You’ll also  [Read More…]

Judge’s Ruling Gets iCloud and Other Cloud Based Music Services Off the Label Teet

Apple, Amazon, Google, and anyone else who has or plans to release a digitil music locker service should kiss U.S. District Court Judge William Pauley lll. In the case EMI against MP3tunes Pauley ruled: If enabling a party to download infringing material was sufficient to create liability, then even search engines like Google or Yahoo! would be without DMCA protection. In that case, the DMCA�s purpose � innovation and growth of internet services � would be  [Read More…]