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PSA: If AT&T 'crammed' you, your deadline for getting a refund is tomorrow
PSA: If AT&T 'crammed' you, your deadline for getting a refund is tomorrow
Earlier this year, AT&T settled with the U.S. FTC over "cramming," a practice in which the carrier allowed third-parties to charge customers ...... 30 Apr 2015
Apple finally settles ebook price fixing case, avoids trial
Apple finally settles ebook price fixing case, avoids trial
Apple has reached a settlement with U.S. state governments and consumers who were seeking damages over the company's price fixing of ebooks. ...... 19 Jun 2014 - 4 comments
R.I.P isoHunt
R.I.P isoHunt
The once-popular torrent index site isoHunt will shut down for good following a settlement with the MPAA and Hollywood studios. In addition ...... 17 Oct 2013 - 13 comments
Judge approves Facebook settlement over targeted ads
Judge approves Facebook settlement over targeted ads
A federal judge gave final approval to Facebook's $20 million settlement of a lawsuit that the social networking giant shared user's "likes" ...... 27 Aug 2013
Apple settles over iPhone water damage warranty issues
Apple settles over iPhone water damage warranty issues
Apple has settled a recent lawsuit in which they were accused of not honoring warranties of their iOS devices including the iPhone and iPod Touch. ...... 12 Apr 2013 - 4 comments
Google settling 'WiSpy' case with 30 states
Google settling 'WiSpy' case with 30 states
Google will soon be settling with the attorneys general representing 30 American states over the accusation that its Street View cars collected ...... 10 Mar 2013 - 3 comments
HTC settles with FCC over software security flaws
HTC settles with FCC over software security flaws
HTC America has announced this weekend that it will settle with the FCC over claims it did not "take adequate steps to eliminate security flaws" ...... 25 Feb 2013
Google settles with French book publishers
Google settles with French book publishers
Google has settled a long-standing dispute with French book publishers and authors over the unauthorized digitization of out-of-print works. ...... 02 Feb 2013
DOJ approves ebook settlement
DOJ approves ebook settlement
After being sued over alleged ebook price fixing earlier this year, three publishers instantly settled, avoiding a trial. Those publishers; ...... 09 Sep 2012 - 4 comments
Publishers agree on ebook price-fixing lawsuit settlement pay
Publishers agree on ebook price-fixing lawsuit settlement pay
After being sued over alleged ebook price fixing earlier this year, three publishers instantly settled, avoiding a trial. Those publishers; ...... 31 Aug 2012 - 1 comment
Apple settles with Chinese company over iPad trademark
Apple settles with Chinese company over iPad trademark
Apple has agreed to pay Shenzhen Proview Technology $60 million to end a dispute over the ownership of the name "iPad." The dispute, had ...... 02 Jul 2012 - 4 comments
Judge approves Apple settlement over misleading 4G ads
Judge approves Apple settlement over misleading 4G ads
The fine has been approved by the Australian judge in charge of the case,just two weeks after Apple agreement on the settlement. Apple had ...... 21 Jun 2012
Apple offers patent settlements to Samsung and Motorola
Apple offers patent settlements to Samsung and Motorola
According to multiple credible sources, Samsung and Motorola have been approached by Apple who is asking for $5-$15 per handset in patent licensing fees. ...... 07 Mar 2012 - 6 comments
Apple settles iPhone 4 'Antennagate' for $15
Apple settles iPhone 4 'Antennagate' for $15
'Antennagate' has finally been settled. In the summer of 2010, Apple came under intense criticism when it was revealed their iPhone 4 device ...... 19 Feb 2012 - 12 comments
Seven LCD makers settle price-fixing case for $553 million
Seven LCD makers settle price-fixing case for $553 million
Seven prominent LCD makers have agreed to pay a fine of $553 million to settle multiple cases relating to claims they conspired together to ...... 28 Dec 2011 - 4 comments
UMG sues insurance company to reimburse them for back royalties
UMG sues insurance company to reimburse them for back royalties
Universal Music Group is suing National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh for refusing to pay $45 million to cover a settlement for ...... 16 Nov 2011 - 4 comments
Google settles with government over illegal pharmaceutical ads
Google settles with government over illegal pharmaceutical ads
Google has settled with the Department of Justice today for $500 million, over their part in showing illegal ads for Canadian pharmacies. ...... 24 Aug 2011 - 2 comments
Limewire finally settles with music publishers
Limewire finally settles with music publishers
LimeWire has finally settled a long-standing lawsuit brought by major music publishers, months after the service was shutdown for good. The ...... 09 Mar 2011
     

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