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Bertelsmann settles Napster suit

Bertelsmann settles Napster suit

Company agrees to pay US$110m to Warner Music.
Apr 27 2007 2:15PM
Intel settles strained silicon patent case

Intel settles strained silicon patent case

10-year licensing deal settles all legal charges.
Mar 7 2007 8:27AM
Sony BMG settles with FTC

Sony BMG settles with FTC

Sony BMG Entertainment has settled with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges the entertainment giant violated federal law when it surreptitiously installed digital rights management software on CDs last year.
Jan 31 2007 10:13PM
Fake anti-spyware firm settles Washington state suit

Fake anti-spyware firm settles Washington state suit

Secure Computer, a New York-based firm accused of selling a spyware cleaner after duping consumers with a fake PC scan and pop-up advertisements, has settled a lawsuit brought by Washington state.
Dec 5 2006 3:13PM
IBM settles overtime pay legal action

IBM settles overtime pay legal action

Big Blue resolves 'all claims'.
Nov 27 2006 9:56AM
Odysseus Marketing settles spyware complaint with FTC

Odysseus Marketing settles spyware complaint with FTC

A spyware operation has settled a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint in the US that it deceptively downloaded unwanted and malicious software onto users' computers.
Nov 22 2006 9:05AM
Guidance Software settles with FTC

Guidance Software settles with FTC

A computer forensics firm in the US has settled charges by the country's trade watchdog Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for failing to protect private customer data, including that of IT security professionals, when hackers hijacked its network last year.
Nov 17 2006 5:32PM
Sun settles on GPL for open source Java

Sun settles on GPL for open source Java

Vendor to release first open source Java code.
Nov 14 2006 9:45AM
Microsoft settles lawsuits with Aussie resellers

Microsoft settles lawsuits with Aussie resellers

Microsoft Australia has settled its legal action against four Victorian computer businesses, Panda Computer, JSN Computers, PC Ideas, and Ozsmartstore, a company that operates through eBay.
Nov 1 2006 10:49AM
Music industry partly settles copyright case

Music industry partly settles copyright case

Eight percent, less VAT, for composers, songwriters and publishers.
Oct 3 2006 9:45AM
Yahoo settles click fraud lawsuit

Yahoo settles click fraud lawsuit

Yahoo has settled a lawsuit filed by Checkmate Strategic Group which alleged that the search firm provided insufficient protection against click fraud.
Jun 30 2006 9:58AM
Former software piracy kingpen Ferrer cops guilty plea, settles with Justice Department

Former software piracy kingpen Ferrer cops guilty plea, settles with Justice Department

A former software piracy mogul pled guilty to copyright infringement on Friday as part of an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
Jun 19 2006 5:38PM
Symantec settles one issue with the IRS

Symantec settles one issue with the IRS

Symantec has agreed in principle to pay the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) $36 million to settle an outstanding tax obligation resulting from an audit of anti-virus giant’s finances.
Jun 9 2006 8:27PM
N.H. man settles spyware suit with Washington state, pays $2,000

N.H. man settles spyware suit with Washington state, pays $2,000

A New Hampshire man who used the Microsoft name in advertisements to trick customers into purchasing ineffective spyware software reached a settlement this week with Washington state.
Jun 8 2006 10:08PM
Washington state settles school spam case

Washington state settles school spam case

Washington state has settled a lawsuit with two Californian spammers accused of bombarding the Seattle School District and other organizations with junk email.
May 24 2006 12:25PM
Sony settles rootkit lawsuit

Sony settles rootkit lawsuit

A major controversy over digital rights management (DRM) technology came to an end this week, as a federal court judge approved a settlement between Sony-BMG Entertainment and a consumer advocacy group.
May 23 2006 6:23PM
Kansas firm settles FTC security charges

Kansas firm settles FTC security charges

A Kansas real estate services provider has settled Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that it violated security claims made to customers, the agency announced today in a statement.
May 10 2006 9:57PM
New York man settles with Washington State in spyware case

New York man settles with Washington State in spyware case

A New York man who allowed his name to be used as an alias in business conducted by a company accused of violating Washington state’s computer spyware law has reached a settlement with the state attorney general’s office.
May 9 2006 10:07PM
Duo settles spam suit with FTC

Duo settles spam suit with FTC

Two alleged Washington State spammers have settled charges of mass-spamming filed against them by the Federal Trade Commission.
Apr 17 2006 7:06PM
Company settles FTC adware charges

Company settles FTC adware charges

A subsidiary of America Online has settled Federal Trade Commission charges that it illegally bundled adware with free security software.
Aug 8 2005 10:22PM

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