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Trump Targets 17-Year-Old Girl’s Cat Site Because Everything is Stupid (Updated)

Update: We've done some digging and all the facts don't really add up. It's an easy story to fall for, given the Trump Organisation's track record, but we'll endeavour to do better in future Read More >>

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Lawyers Accused of Extorting $6 Million From Porn Pirates in Elaborate Scam

Two lawyers were indicted yesterday on charges of fraudulently targeting internet users who illegally downloaded porn with copyright violation notices and extorting about $6 million (£4.8 million) in phony settlement fees. Read More >>

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A Major Law Firm Will Soon Be Using A Robotic Lawyer

An “artificial-intelligence attorney” created using technology from IBM’s Watson has snagged its first customer, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be appearing in the courtroom anytime soon. Read More >>

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Apple Wins Highly Relevant Lawsuit Against Samsung to Stop Sale of Four-Year-Old Smartphone

Apple’s team of well-paid lawyers really showed Samsung’s team of highly paid lawyers who’s boss, thanks to a recent court order banning the sale of Samsung’s leading flagship phones from 2012. Read More >>

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Academics Create AI Lawyer-bot With Language Comprehension

ROSS is its name, and it's been programmed to scan legal documents for the answer to questions, making life even easier for those who rake in the big money from patent disputes and people tripping over wobbly pavements. Read More >>

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Airbnb Now Has Liability Insurance in the US

Airbnb already provides reimbursement for property damage, now they've added liability insurance that will protect both hosts and their landlords should anyone get injured during a stay. The coverage is automatic and goes into effect in January; sadly it's U.S. only for now. [Airbnb] Read More >>

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Billion-Dollar Giant Apple is Sad About Ebook Anti-Trust Lawyer’s Legal Fees

Apple's not happy with the US legal system, claiming that the $1,100 (£670) hourly fee charged by a court-appointed specialist in its ebook price-fixing case is a bit on the high side. He's only being given the equivalent of a 32GB iPhone 5S every hour, though. Read More >>

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Apple Has Been Denied a Permanent Sales Ban on the Samsung Phones and Tablets That Infringed on Apple’s Patents

Though Apple won a fresh billion dollars in the US patent infringement case that saw Samsung basically lose everything, Apple won't be able to kill Samsung products dead. Judge Lucy Koh, the federal judge that presided over Apple v. Samsung, has denied Apple a permanent injunction against Samsung. Samsung can still sell the products that infringed on Apple's patents. Read More >>

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Anti-Piracy Law Firm to Shame Vicars, the Police and Arab Embassies

German law firm Urmann is about to publicly shame those it believes are guilty of piracy, with the personal details of offenders set to be published on its web site from September 1st. Read More >>

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One of The Pirate Bay Founders Takes His Case to The European Court

After being found guilty of copyright infringement and denied the chance to stand before Sweden’s Supreme Court, one of the founders of the Pirate Bay, Fredrik Neij, is taking his case to the European court with the belief that the Pirate Bay is protected by the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights. Read More >>

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The Shit Tablet Apple Thinks Samsung Must Make

This image shows Apple lawyers' wet dream for a Samsung tablet. It demonstrates one thing: the Apple lawyers who described it are imbeciles and/or clueless mischievous snakes. Just as much as Samsung's product people are unimaginative shameless cloning bastards. Read More >>