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Will Microsoft be found in contempt?

CIOs, CSOs and risk managers concerned about the reach of U.S. courts into data stored in foreign jurisdictions will be...

September 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Oracle scores another win against Rimini in copyright fight

Four years ago Oracle Corp. began legal action against a third party maintenance support firm called Rimini Street, alleging copyright...

August 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Police need warrant for basic carrier subscriber information: Supreme Court

Canadian Internet providers can’t turn over basic subscriber information to police without a search warrant, the country’s top court has...

June 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Apple – Samsung patent verdict cuts both ways

A U.S. federal jury has awarded Apple US$120 million in damages for Samsung’s violation of two Apple patents. That figure...

May 6th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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BlackBerry exec loses resignation case

Senior staff in IT companies often leave for new opportunities in this fluid industry, but the way they do it...

March 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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The ‘Click me!’ contracts you must avoid

Have you ever wondered what legal traps might be lurking behind those seemingly innocent "click me" licenses (often referred as...

January 29th, 2014 lou milrad

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The friendly co-pilot: Don’t be so quick to head to court

Some time ago I was having breakfast with a CIO of a large oil and gas producer based in Calgary....

January 13th, 2014 Graham J. McFarlane

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Suit against Facebook serves as privacy warning

Businesses with a social media presence should pay close attention to a privacy lawsuit filed against Facebook for allegedly sharing...

January 6th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


Ex-employees revealing trade secrets to rival: EMC

Former employees of EMC Corp. are disclosing corporate trade secrets to its rival, the storage software giant said in a...

November 6th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano