DoJ aims to block AT&T T-Mobile takeover

The Department of Justice is attempting to block AT&T's plans to take over T-Mobile on anti-trust grounds.

Couple allowed to sue firm that monitored their sex chat

An Ohio woman has been given permission to sue a laptop-tracking company that recorded her sex video-chat sessions with her boyfriend.

Science Center settles lawsuit over anti-Darwin movie

The California Science Center Foundation has settled a legal dispute with a creationist organization over its decision not to screen a documentary promoting intelligent design.

27,000 Koreans sue Apple over location tracking

You'd probably be a bit twitchy about privacy too if you lived right next door to North Korea - and 27,000 South Koreans have launched a class-action lawsuit against Apple over alleged location tracking.

Apple accused of e-book price fixing

Apple, along with a number of book publishers, has been accused of illegally fixing prices, forcing Amazon to scrap discount programs.

Shagbook fights back in trademark battle

Facebook's in a trademark battle with  Shagbook, a self-styled 'adult dating site' (as opposed to a children's dating site, presumably) in the UK.

Winklevosses lose in court, again

The Winklevoss twins have again failed to convince a judge that, actually, they should have owned a good chunk of Facebook.

Sony's insurer refuses to pay for data breach lawsuits

One of Sony's insurers has filed suit against the company, saying it's not liable for legal costs relating to the massive breach of Sony's servers earler this year.

Microsoft, Google and AOL face mapping patent fight

An obscure Louisiana company is having a pop at Google, Microsoft and AOL for allegedly infringing its 3D mapping patent.

Hollywood aims to block pirate site in UK

The Motion Picture Association is attempting to force the UK's biggest internet service provider to block access to a pirate website.

Winklevosses drop fight against Facebook

The Winklevoss twins have given up on their attempt to get more money out of Facebook, and are to accept their earlier settlement of $65 million.

Winklevosses drop fight against Facebook

The Winklevoss twins have given up on their attempt to get more money out of Facebook, and are to accept their earlier settlement of $65 million.

Facebook contract is 'cut and paste job', says Zuckerberg

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has told a New York court that he never even discussed Facebook with Paul Ceglia, the man claiming a huge stake in the company, let alone signed a contract relating to it.

Lodsys goes ahead with patent suits

Lodsys has delivered on its threat to sue iOS developers it believes is violating its patents, and has filed suit against seven companies.

Cisco fostered Chinese repression, says lawsuit

Chinese spiritual group Falun Gong has accused Cisco of designing a surveillance system for the Chinese government.

Facebook sued over product endorsements by minors

Another day, another Facebook lawsuit: now, the father of a New York teenager is suing the social networking site over its use of endorsements from children in Social Ads.

Time Warner and Viacom take iPad dispute to court

Time Warner and Viacom have upped the stakes in their battle over whether Viacom's programming should be available on the iPad.

Lawyer sues Zuckerberg for endangering his life

A US lawyer is suing Facebook for more than $1 million after, he says, it put his life in danger after being too slow to remove a radical Palestinian page.

Jobs to face the music in iTunes anti-trust lawsuit

Steve Jobs looks set to face up to two hours' questioning over an anti-trust suit related to its iPod music players and the iTunes store.

Amazon Appstore opens, Apple sues

Amazon's opened its Android Appstore mobile software development program - but its not just the birds that are angry. Apple's reported to have decided that the name is just too similar to its own App Store and issued a formal trademark complaint.