Apple and samsung back in court today

After an all-too-brief breather, Apple and Samsung are girding their loins for another courtroom battle, with Samsung seeking to overturn a $1 billion patent verdict imposed in August.

Verizon ordered to comply with FCC data roaming rules

A federal appeals court has rejected Verizon's attempt to avoid complying with FCC rules on data roaming.

Apple loses appeal over Samsung design

Apple's lost its appeal over a UK ruling that Samsung's Galaxy tablet doesn't infringe its registered design for the iPad - a decision that is valid in the whole of Europe.

Twitter bomb joke conviction finally overturned

The British man found guilty of sending a menacing tweet threatening to blow an airport sky-high has had his conviction quashed by the High Court.

Browsing child porn is legal in New York

Looking at child porn on the internet is legal in New York, the Court of Appeals has ruled.

Cisco launches EU appeal against Microsoft-Skype merger

Cisco's appealed to the EU against its approval of Microsoft's takeover of Skype, saying it's worried the deal will damage the video calling market.

The Pirate Bay down as court appeal fails

Sweden's Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by the founders of The Pirate Bay, meaning their jail sentences and fines are now final.

Court rules Assange can continue extradition fight

Julian Assange has won the latest round in his fight to avoid extradition from the UK to Sweden over sex allegations - though it's probably just a stay of execution.

Assange loses extradition appeal

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange this morning lost his appeal against extradition to Sweden over charges of rape and sexual molestation.

Appeals court again rejects Winklevoss twins' claims

A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider its decision to force Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss to accept a $65 million settlement from Facebook.

'Too early' to sue over net neutrality, FCC claims

The Federal Communications Commission has asked the Court of Appeals to throw out lawsuits brought by Verizon and MetroPCS.

D&D too dangerous for prisons

Playing Dungeons and Dragons is a threat to prison security, a court has ruled - because it encourages prisoners to cooperate.

Verizon launches legal challenge to net neutrality rules

Verizon's kicked off a legal attempt to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's recently-adopted rules on net neutrality.

Twitter outrage as bomb joker loses appeal

A British man convicted of 'menace' after jokingly tweeting that he planned to blow up an airport has lost his appeal, sparking a massive 'I am Spartacus' campaign.

Government may need warrant to access cellphone records

A federal appeals court has ruled that judges can force the government to get a warrant before accessing individuals' cellphone location records.

Rambus wins latest round in Nvidia patent dispute

Rambus has overcome the latest hurdle in its patent suit against Nvidia, gaining an exclusion order on imports based on three of its patents.

Science writer wins key legal battle

We can all breathe a little easier, here on TG Daily - we can now write what we think with a little less fear of being chucked in a British slammer.

Microsoft loses next round in i4i patent case

Microsoft has lost its appeal against a court judgement that found it guilty of infringing i4i patents.