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Judge throws out most of Rambus claims

Judge throws out most of Rambus claims

All but three of Rambus' patent claims against Germany's Infineon were dismissed by a US federal judge in Richmond, Virginia late on Monday. The move is a new twist for Rambus' case against the semiconductor manufacturer, in which billions of dollars of royalties are at stake.

April 30, 2001 by in Legal

RIAA presses on with Napster suit

RIAA presses on with Napster suit

The Recording Industry Association of America reminded everyone on Tuesday that it is still suing Napster. The lawsuit includes all five record companies, including the one that announced a partnership with Napster on Tuesday.

October 30, 2000 by in Legal

Net laws set to combat 'Web crime'

Net laws set to combat 'Web crime'

Beijing has stepped up the war against "Web crime" by drafting a set of newInternet laws and ordering the state propaganda machinery to carry out anideological campaign on the Net. Justifying the need to draft the laws,officials said cyber crimes had surged drastically in recent months: therewere 1,000 cases of Internet related crime in the first six months of thisyear alone, equal to the total for last year.

October 30, 2000 by in Legal

Film, music orgs sue Aimster

Film, music orgs sue Aimster

The Motion Picture Association of America and a group of music publishershave separately filed lawsuits against file-swapping company Aimster,charging the company with contributing to copyright violations. Thelawsuits follow a similar lawsuit filed by a group of record labels.

July 4, 2001 by in Legal