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NZ Court Allows Kim Dotcom Extradition

Remember Megaupload?  The file hosting and sharing site, which once was the 13th most visited site on the Internet, was shut down by the Justice Department in 2012 as part of a criminal complaint alleging copyright infringement, rackeering and money laundering.   The Justice Department claims that downloads of pirated movies and music through Megaupload at…

In the Courts: Jiffy’s $47 Million, Gambling, Backpage, Kim Dotcom, Defamation and ISP Censorship Right

Advertiser Settles Text Messaging Claim under TCPA for $47 Million Jiffy Lube’s parent corporation may pay $47 million under a class action settlement arising from sending text messaging wthout opt-in consent in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.  Unlike CAN-SPAM which does not impose any opt-in requirements, text messages require opt-in consent under the TCPA.…