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Pocket Serial Database

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January 24, 2002 by Judge Software

Microsoft strips software pirate of $90k

Software giant Microsoft yesterday revealed it had successfully prosecuted a Queensland man who was selling counterfeit copies of the company's software packages, with a judge this week ruling that the defendant would have to pay Microsoft $90,000 in civil damages, and the man also pleading guilty to several dozen counts of fraud.

June 29, 2011 by

Copyright doesn't cover programming languages, court rules

A High Court judge has ruled that copyright law does not prevent the copying of programming languages, interfaces or program functions, but has asked the European Court of Justice to back him up on the matter.On Friday, the Hon Mr Justice Arnold made his rulings in the case of the SAS Institute versus World Programming Limited (WPL), a small company that had created an emulator of the SAS System prompting a suit from the analytical software giant.

July 28, 2010 by

Oracle helps NSW DoCS protect children

As part of the NSW Government's Keep Them Safe program, the state's Department of Community Services (DoCS) recently implemented Oracle's Policy Automation software to help it judge when children need protection.

May 12, 2010 by

Court upholds RealDVD injunction; supports outdated laws and Hollywood business model

I have to admit that I am blown away by a judge's decision to grant a preliminary injunction on sales of RealDVD, RealNetworks' controversial software that allows consumers to rip DVD movies into a computer much the same way that CDs can be ripped.Even though I didn't like it, I understood why Judge Marilyn Hall Patel agreed back in October to grant a temporary restraining order against RealDVD.

August 11, 2009 by

Judge tosses Psystar's countersuit

A federal judge has tossed out a countersuit filed by Mac clone maker Psystar, which alleged that Apple was engaging in anticompetitive business practices by controlling both the hardware and software that makes up the Macintosh computer line. Psystar was given 20 days - until Dec.

November 18, 2008 by

TRO hearing today on RealDVD

Federal Judge Marilyn Patel will hear arguments today on whether Real should be temporarily restrained from selling its RealDVD copying software. The software has been unavailable since Friday, when the Hollywood studios won an emergency halt on sales, a move that Real claims caused them "irreparable harm.

October 7, 2008 by

Judge dreads software patents

An Appeals Court judge has questioned whether software patents should be granted, and has criticised the US for allowing 'anything under the sun' to be patented

January 13, 2006 by

Kazaa payment exposed in copyright trial

An Australian judge yesterday threw out a request to block media and music industry access to documents involved in the Kazaa legal action, including a contract that specified how much Sharman Networks paid for the peer to peer software. The lawyer for a company allegedly associated with Sharman, Altnet, had asked the court to make the order in relation to documents originally seized last year under civil search orders.

January 31, 2005 by

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