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  • Google likely to face FTC complaint over 'Search Plus Your World'

     
    A privacy watchdog group probably will complain to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that a new Google search feature raises privacy and antitrust concerns. Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said his group is...
  • European Union approves Sony EMI merger

     
    The European Union's antitrust regulators on Thursday approved Sony Corp.'s pending $2.2-billion acquisition of EMI's publishing business, according to officials familiar with the process....
  • Department of Justice sues Apple and 5 major publishers over e-books

     
    A lawsuit over ebook pricing arrives from the Department of Justice targeting Apple and five of six major publishers: Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Hachette, Penguin, and McMillan....
  • The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means

    The Apple e-book antitrust lawsuit: What it means
    The Justice Department and attorney generals from 16 states sued Apple Inc. and five major book publishers, alleging they colluded to raise the price of electronic books. The government said the conspiracy cost consumers more than $100 million over two...
  • Justice Department confirms investigation of e-book industry

     
    The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust arm said it was looking into potentially unfair pricing practices by electronic booksellers, joining European regulators and state attorneys general in a widening probe of large U.S. and international e-book...
  • NBA agreement: The players’ perspective

     
    Months or even weeks ago, the settlement that will bring the NBA lockout to a close would have been widely derided by players. Now? Now apparently they have seen the light, or at least seen the need to get back on the court. With spin so often following...
  • Settlement talks resume between NBA owners and players

     
    Negotiators for both sides in the NBA labor dispute resumed discussions in New York on Friday morning, according to multiple reports, with the hope of concluding a deal by this weekend so the 2011-12 season can start with Christmas Day games...
  • AT&T, T-Mobile temporarily withdraw bid for FCC merger approval

     
    AT&T T-Mobile deal: AT&T and T-Mobile announced they were temporarily withdrawing their application for approval of their merger by the Federal Communications Commission....
  • Celtics great Bill Russell sues NCAA for antitrust violations

     
    Bloomberg is reporting that Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell is suing the NCAA for denying student-athletes (current and former) from receiving compensation for the commercial use of their likeness and image....
  • Jerry Brown vetoes bill requiring warrant to search cellphones

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed legislation that would have made it illegal for police to search a suspect's portable electronic devices during an arrest without a court-issued warrant....
  • Congressman wants hearing on college athletics

     
    Congressman wants hearing on college athletics...