Archive for: May, 2014

Former Will County Board member alleges revenge porn

In a court filing this month, former Will County Board member Kathleen Konicki provides further details regarding her lawsuit against two former boyfriends, accusing one of them of distributing “damagingly embarrassing” photos of her. Konicki filed a sworn statement in Will County Circuit Court on May 16, describing photos of […]

Maryland Governor Signed Bill Against Revenge Porn

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Added protections from harassment due to broken relationships are signed into law. Pat Warren reports revenge porn is now a punishable offense. Annmarie Chiarini’s bad breakup has helped change the way the state views intimate Internet postings. In a WJZ investigation, Chiarini goes public with her […]

Appeals court skeptical over Oracle’s copyright infringement win over SAP

(Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) A U.S. appeals court “appeared skeptical” on Tuesday about handing Oracle a $1.3 billion damages package previously served by a jury, which was later overturned. According to the Reuters news agency, Judge William Fletcher called Oracle’s attorney’s figures that were used to drum up the damages figure as “pie […]

Four broadcasters file lawsuit against Aereo over copyright infringement

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) – Aereo, backed by Barry Diller’s IAC/InterActiveCorp charges users a low monthly fee to watch live or recorded broadcast TV channels on computers or mobile devices – and does not pay any of the broadcasters.Aereo has urged the high court to hear the case even […]