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Email Marketing: Its Laws and Regulations

In order to reduce the serious effects of electronic spamming and e-commerce-related threats, a number of rules and regulations to email marketing were established. Most states have formed different laws that are diversely set to ensure that effective email marketing still works. In the United Kingdom, they have instituted a […]

PUBG Corp. files lawsuit against Fortnite in Korea for copyright infringement

Fortnite in South Korea accused of copyright infringement by PUBG PUBG Corp. and Epic Games, the developers of two of the most popular battle royale video games, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and Fortnite respectively have embroiled themselves in a legal suit over copyright infringement. According to The Korea Times (via GameInformer), the Korea-based PUBG […]

4.4 million iPhone users sue Google for secretly collecting data

Google may face £3.2 billion claim in UK iPhone privacy lawsuit iPhone users in the UK have sued Google in the High Court for as much as £3.2 billion pounds ($4.29 billion) for the alleged “clandestine tracking and collation” of personal information of 4.4 million users. The secret collection of […]

Facebook to face class action suit over its facial recognition tool

Facebook to face class action suit over its facial recognition tool Facebook must face a class action lawsuit over its unlawful use of facial recognition technology on photos without user permission, a U.S. federal judge in California ruled on Monday. According to the lawsuit, Facebook violated an Illinois state law by incorrectly […]

PUBG Corporation sues NetEase for cloning its game

PUBG Corp. Files Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Mobile Developer NetEase PUBG Corp. has filed a 155-page lawsuit against NetEase, the developer of mobile games, Knives Out and Rules of Survival in the U.S. District Court – Northern District of California, in an effort to lock down the ripping off of PUBG assets. The company has accused […]

Oracle wins legal battle against Google over use of Java code in Android

Oracle wins appeal against Google in landmark copyright case The never ending legal battle between Oracle and Google took a new twist on Tuesday when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington ruled that Google’s use of Java shortcuts to develop Android “went too far” and […]

U.S. Navy Caught In Mass Software Piracy Lawsuit

U.S. Navy sued for software piracy; software vendor asks court for partial summary judgment Bitmanagement, a German software company, has asked the U.S. Court of Federal Claims for a partial summary judgment against the U.S. Government for installing its software on hundreds of thousands of computers without permission leading to […]

ACE launches a crackdown on illegal Kodi plugins

ACE sends out cease-and-desist letters to ‘pirate’ Kodi add-on developers and distributors The Alliance for Creativity and Entertainment (ACE) has started sending out cease and desist letters as a new offensive against Kodi box manufacturers, developers and several individuals of the Kodi add-on community for facilitating piracy. For those unaware, […]

German court rules Facebook’s use of personal data and privacy settings as illegal

Facebook’s privacy settings illegal, rules German court Time and again Facebook has been accused of invading its users’ privacy and collecting personal data for purposes like online advertising, marketing, etc. Now, a German court has ruled that the social networking giant’s use of personal data is illegal. The verdict, comes […]

Google sued by an ex-engineer for discriminating against conservative white men

Anti-Diversity Memo Author Sues Google For Discrimination Against White Conservative Men A former Google senior software engineer who was fired by the search giant over his controversial 3,300 words anti-diversity memo filed a class-action lawsuit against the company on Monday in Santa Clara Superior Court in Northern California for its […]