In March this year, a lawyer working for the firm Brown Rudnick wrote a speculative article, claiming that Google may be violating the GNU General Public Licence in its Android operating system.
The claim that Google may be in violation of the GNU General Public Licence is a speculative hypothesis that needs more study before it can be taken seriously, a GPL expert and free software activist says.
According to multiple sources cited in a Tencent QQ Tech report (link via Google Translate, h/t Tech In Asia), Apple removed all of Qihoo’s apps from its App store last week for violating its terms of service. Qihoo said last week that it did not know the reason for the removals, which took place on January 26.
Reggie Brown claims to have co-founded Snapchat, and in the latest twist to his suit against the company, he’s trying to disqualify its high-profile law firm.
Brown filed motions in a Los Angeles court on Thursday to disqualify the law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP (“Quinn Emanuel”) from representing Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Snapchat Inc.
Brown alleges that he was
A growing number of Linux insiders have said that allegations about Google violating GPL licensing related to its use of Linux header files in Android are incorrect, with Linus Torvalds saying the claims & seem bogus.& Meanwhile, it has been reported that the chief legal scholar making the claims had formerly represented Microsoft, leading some to hint at a Redmond FUD ploy....
Online legal platform Rocket Lawyer is acquiring legal Q&A platform, LawPivot. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but we’re told that the acquisition was an all stock-deal.
This is the first acquisition for Rocket Lawyer, the fast growing startup which provides legal documents to consumers and small businesses.
Case closed (sort of) for Rocket Lawyer, the online legal services startup that was getting sued by its rival LegalZoom over claims of false advertising and other Federal Trade Commission violations. The court has cancelled the hearing and denied LegalZoom’s motion for a summary judgment in the case. Judge Gary Allen Feess, of the U.S.
With patent lawsuits flying this way and that across the tech landscape, Microsoft has given the clearest hint yet that while it will litigate to protect patents in Google's Android operating system that it claims it owns, it is hesitant to take on Google.