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Beastie Boys Sue GoldieBlox Over Copyright Infringement

The lawsuit claims that the toy company has infringed upon other artists, including Queen, Daft Punk, Kaskade & others…

12/12/2013

Beastie Boys (credit: Nathanial Hornblower/Nasty Little Man)

GoldieBlox Offers Peace To ‘Beastie Boys’ In Open Letter

“Although we believe our parody video falls under fair use, we would like to respect his wishes and yours.” – Excerpt from Goldiblox open letter

11/27/2013

Adam Horovitz & Michael Diamond of the “Beastie Boys” (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Beastie Boys In Legal Feud With Oakland Toymaker Over ‘Girls’ Viral Ad

The hip-hop group sent a letter to Oakland toymaker GoldieBlox over a viral commercial parodying the hit song “Girls”…

11/25/2013

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Court Rules ‘Jersey Boys’ Musical Had Right To Use Ed Sullivan Clip

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled on Monday that the producers of the “Jersey Boys” Broadway musical cannot be sued for copyright infringement…

03/11/2013

Lucy Bradshaw GM of Maxis presents SimCity integrated into Facebook during the EA (Entertainment Arts) media briefing at the E3 2012 in Los Angeles on June 4, 2012. (Joe Klamar/AFP/GettyImages)

EA Sues Zynga For Alleged Copyright Infringement

Electronic Arts says it has sued online game maker Zynga because its new game “The Ville” infringes its own game, “The Sims Social.”

08/03/2012

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Oracle CEO Ellison Discusses Google Suit, Steve Jobs At Tech Conference

As the All Things Digital Conference came to a close, a federal judge delivered a setback to Oracle in its lawsuit against Google. Nonetheless Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has fond memories of his highly influential friend.

05/31/2012

Google headquarters in Mountain View (left), Oracle headquarters in Redwood City. (Getty Images / CBS)

Another setback For Oracle In Google Dispute

Oracle Corp. received another setback Thursday as a federal judge in San Francisco undermined a central part of the company’s multimillion dollar case against Google Inc. over its Android software for mobile devices.

05/31/2012

Google headquarters in Mountain View (left), Oracle headquarters in Redwood City. (Getty Images / CBS)

Jury: Google Didn’t Infringe On Oracle patents

A federal jury ruled Wednesday that Google didn’t infringe on Oracle’s patents when the Internet search leader developed its popular Android software for mobile devices.

05/23/2012

Google headquarters in Mountain View (left), Oracle headquarters in Redwood City. (Getty Images / CBS)

Google-Oracle Jury Reaches Impasse On Key Issue

A federal jury in San Francisco has reached an impasse on a key issue in Oracle’s copyright-infringement case against Google, handing the database-software company a major setback.

05/07/2012

Anonymous

Tech Report: Anonymous Retaliates For DOJ Shutdown Of File Sharing Site

KCBS’ Technology Analyst reports hacktivist group Anonymous is retaliating against the Department of Justice for their shutdown of megaupload.com, with some takedowns of their own.

01/20/2012

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