GitHub, Microsoft and OpenAI oppose lawsuit over GitHub Copilot
GitHub, its parent company Microsoft and nonprofit OpenAI are opposing a class action lawsuit by independent developers over possible copyright abuse in GitHub Pilot.
According to the three software specialists, the accusation by the independent developers is unjustified. The lawsuit now pendin... Read more
US government seeks to stop Google’s online advertising dominance
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is taking Google to court. Authorities accuse the tech giant of monopolizing the digital advertising market.
According to the DoJ, some of Google's digital ad tools monopolize the US digital ad market, which is prohibited under competition laws. The DoJ says ... Read more
‘EU publishers and advertisers struggle with IAB’s new platform’
European publishers and advertisers are struggling with the implementation of industry association IAB Europe's new advertising platform. Companies doubt the system's compliance and suspect there's more to the release than meets the eye.
Last year, Belgian privacy regulator GBA declared that I... Read more
Meta Platforms to pay $725 mln to settle Cambridge Analytica class action lawsuit
Meta Platforms, Facebook's parent company, has agreed to pay $725 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging the social media giant enabled third parties, notably Cambridge Analytica, to obtain users' data.
The settlement agreement, revealed in a court filing late Thursday, would end a lo... Read more
IBM sues Micro Focus for allegedly stealing IBM software
Big Blue accused the UK-based company of abusing their partnership to pilfer technology.
This week IBM filed suit against Micro Focus, accusing the software company of illegally copying and reverse engineering IBM software in violation of copyright law.
In the legal action filed in the Southe... Read more
Dell Technologies wants to pay $1 billion to settle 2018 lawsuit
The lawsuit alleges that Dell Technologies "shortchanged" its shareholders.
This week, Dell agreed to pay shareholders $1 billion to settle claims of improperly informing them in 2016, when the company used their shares to finance its $67 billion purchase of EMC. The financing of the acquisition... Read more
Developers sue GitHub Copilot for software piracy
GitHub's Copilot has been sued for widespread software piracy in a major lawsuit. The AI tool allegedly violates the licensing rights of developers who publish their software on GitHub under open-source licenses.
According to the law firm representing the software developers, Copilot abuses the ... Read more
Splunk sues Cribl for copyright infringement
Splunk has taken its competitor Cribl to court over the illegal use of its source code and other technical secrets. With this, Cribl would like to undermine the data platform specialist's market position.
According to Splunk, former employee and current CEO of Cribl Clint Sharp took source code ... Read more
Europol’s data practices attract lawsuit from EU’s top data authority
The EDPS, which supervises the data privacy of European institutions, has asked Europe's highest court to overturn regulation changes that allow Europol to retroactively legalize personal data storage on individuals with no ties to criminal activity. The EDPS argues that the changes weaken its auth... Read more
Arm sues Qualcomm for patent infringement
Arm sued Qualcomm for a breach of contractual obligations and patent infringements. The dispute was caused by the 2021 acquisition of chip startup Nuvia.
According to Arm, chip manufacturer Qualcomm committed a breach of contract by attempting to transfer Nuvia's Arm licenses without permission... Read more