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Supreme Court To Hear Microsoft’s Appeal Of Xbox 360 Disc Scratching Lawsuit

Way back in 2007 lawyers gathered together a group of gamers angry with Microsoft over scratched Xbox 360 discs to form a class action lawsuit. Nine years later the Supreme Court is preparing to hear Microsoft’s plea to have the case dismissed for a second time.

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Steve Sarkisian’s $30 million lawsuit against USC has merit

At the University of Southern California, football is a way of life. So it caused a major stir when the school fired its head coach, Steve Sarkisian, in October after he reportedly showed up intoxicated to an alumni event and to a team practice. In his place, offensive coordinator Clay Helton took over as interim head coach, and then as permanent coach after the team went 5-3 under his watch. The drama somewhat settled down—until now.

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GOOGLE WILL PAY TO DEFEND YOUR YOUTUBE UPLOADS IN COURT

For the moment, it’s impossible for YouTube to completely stop users from uploading video content that potentially infringes copyright of other video and music creators. But Google’s massively popular video streaming site does a fairly good job of finding copyrighted material, and paying creators of those videos with its Content ID system.

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Amazon sues 1,114 people offering fake product reviews

Amazon isn’t just content to chase down the larger outfits offering fake reviews on its store… it’s pursuing individuals, too. The internet retailer has sued 1,144 people who usedFiverr’s gig marketplace to peddle bogus Amazon reviews. They’re only mentioned in the lawsuit by their user names, but it’s clear that Amazon wants to get their real info from Fiverr’s logs. Moreover, it suspects that there’s more to the story than some unscrupulous writing — it wants these sellers’ client lists.

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