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How talking about song lyrics got patented

(credit: EFF) Have you ever talked about the lyrics of a much-loved song with a friend? Perhaps the discussion took place online? It...

Feds sue Qualcomm for anti-competitive patent licensing

reader comments 27 Share this story The US Federal Trade Commission has charged Qualcomm with violating the FTC Act. The feds say...

South Korea slaps Qualcomm with record-setting $850M fine

Qualcomm displays some of its patents on a wall in its headquarters in San Diego, California.Nathan Rupert / flickr reader comments 15 Share this story ...

Smartphone patent wars redux: Nokia sues Apple, big time

Photo by Tim Duckettreader comments 63 Share this story Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent have launched a major legal attack on Apple, filing lawsuits in...

Trump’s latest FCC advisor opposes Title II, supports data cap exemptions

Enlarge / President-elect Donald Trump on the campaign trail.Getty Images | Joe Raedle reader comments 95 Share this story President-elect Donald Trump yesterday...

Trump hires two net neutrality opponents to oversee FCC transition

Enlarge / President-elect Donald Trump.Getty Images | Drew Angerer reader comments 115 Share this story President-elect Donald Trump has appointed two outspoken opponents...

Podcasting patent troll fights EFF on appeal, hoping to save itself

Getty Imagesreader comments 17 Share this story The owner of a patent on podcasting is hoping to snatch victory from the jaws of...

Russia fines Google $6.75 million for Android antitrust violations

reader comments 56 Share this story Google has been fined more than £5 million (438 million rubles, $6.8 million) and told to...

States win the right to limit municipal broadband, beating FCC in...

FCCreader comments 40 Share this story The Federal Communications Commission has lost in an attempt to preempt state laws that restrict the growth of municipal...

Jeremiah Grossman: Focus on ransomware, SDLC, and endpoints

With so many elements in information security -- application, network infrastructure, the endpoint, perimeter defenses, and data-centric approaches -- it's easy to fall in...