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Blogosphere: SanDisk launches all-out legal attack

IT industry pundits comment on the patent infringement lawsuit launched by the hardware maker against 25 competitors manufacturing removable storage devices

Ruling eases government’s efforts for cell phone tracking

Probable cause isn't necessary for the government to obtain a warrant allowing it to use a person's cell phone to track past movements, the result of a court ruling in Massachusetts. According to the ruling by the U.S. District Court in Massachusetts, law enforcement officials only need to show the information is "relevant to an ongoing investigation."

Vonage has no workaround for technology that infringed Verizon patent

Vonage Holdings Corp. has acknowledged it has no workaround for technology that was found to infringe Verizon Communications Inc. patents and does not know if one is feasible

Microsoft delays Vista docs leaving U.S. DoJ concerned

The U.S. Department of Justice and state attorneys general are concerned that Microsoft . is revising deadlines that it agreed to as part of its antitrust settlement.

US top court sides with eBay in patent case

The U.S. Supreme Court has set aside a lower court decision to stop eBay Inc. from using a prominent feature on its Web site because of a patent dispute. The Supreme Court decision effectively overturns a long-held U.S. court practice of issuing injunctions against infringing products in nearly all patent cases. Much of the U.S. tech industry had sided with online auction site eBay, which, in May 2003, was found guilty of infringing a "buy it now" patent held by MercExchange LLC, a small auction site.

Court likely to rule Google must give up data

Google Inc. will likely have to turn over search-engine usage records to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) following a hearing Tuesday in which the judge indicated he will probably order the company to comply with a government subpoena, according to published reports.

Court throws out Yahoo appeal in Nazi case

Yahoo Inc. lost a legal battle in its fight to make a French court's order against the company unenforceable in the U.S. Yahoo now has the option to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Judge ruling may end BlackBerry sales in US

A federal judge won't hold up court proceedings in NTP Inc.'s patent lawsuit against Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM), opening the door to a possible injunction that would stop sales of BlackBerry mobile e-mail devices, and shut down BlackBerry service, in the U.S.

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