Litigation

Platform News: Big Tech

Users should be allowed to sue US tech giants under EU rules, civil groups say

Individual users should be allowed to take US tech giants to court for breaching landmark EU rules aimed at curbing their power, Privacy International, pan-European consumer group ...

Platform News: Google

Three US states, DC sue Google over location-tracking

Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia sued Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday over what they called deceptive location-tracking practices that invade use...

Blackberry

BlackBerry loses bid to dismiss BlackBerry 10 lawsuit in NY

A US judge rejected BlackBerry Ltd’s bid to dismiss a long-running lawsuit claiming it defrauded shareholders by inflating the success and profitability of its BlackBerry 10 ...

Platform News: Google movements

Russian businessman on US sanctions list claims court win over Google

A Russian businessman on a US sanctions list claimed victory over Google in a court case on Thursday and said the US tech giant now faced a potentially heavy fine.

Platform News: Apple logo on a retail store window

Apple starts legal action against Russian regulator in App Store dispute

Apple has started legal proceedings against Russia’s anti-monopoly regulator in a dispute concerning alternative payment options on its App Store platform, the RIA news agenc...

Robinhood Markets on Wall Street

Robinhood, others win dismissal of meme stock ‘short squeeze’ lawsuit

A US judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing Robinhood Markets and other brokerages of wrongly preventing retail investors from buying fast-rising “meme stocks,” triggering ...

Platform News: Google

US states file updated antitrust complaint against Google

A group of US states led by Texas have filed an amended complaint against Google accusing the tech giant of using coercive tactics and breaking antitrust laws in its efforts to boo...

Platform News: Ride-hailing app Uber Technologies

US sues Uber over alleged disability discrimination

The US Justice Department sued Uber Technologies over allegations of overcharging disabled passengers, and asked a federal court to order compliance with an anti-discrimination law...

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

Apple objects to links to outside payments ahead of Epic Games hearing

Apple has outlined its objections to allowing app developers to link to third-party payment options ahead of a hearing next month that could determine whether a set of antitrust co...

Facebook

Facebook asks judge to dismiss US lawsuit to force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Facebook Inc has again asked a judge to dismiss the US government’s revised antitrust case that seeks to force the social media giant to sell Instagram and WhatsApp.

Platform News: Epic Games, Fortnite

Apple bars Epic’s ‘Fortnite’ from App Store until all court appeals end

Apple Inc has blacklisted “Fortnite” from the iPhone maker’s popular App Store for several years until all the court appeals are done, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney ...

Platform Industry: Apple logo on a window

Epic ruling invites future efforts to paint Apple as monopolist

A US judge stopped short of labelling Apple Inc an “illegal monopolist” on Friday, but the closely-watched ruling provides a roadmap for similar claims against the iPho...

Platform News: Online marketplace Amazon Delivery

Amazon loses bid to stop New York from probing COVID-19 standards

A federal judge has dismissed Amazon.com Inc’s lawsuit to block New York’s attorney general from investigating the online retailer’s ability to protect warehouse ...

Platform News: Zoom communications logo

Zoom reaches $85 million settlement over user privacy, ‘Zoombombing’

Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated users’ privacy rights by sharing personal data with Facebook, G...

Platform News: Google

Dozens of US states sue Google alleging antitrust violations

Dozens of US state attorneys general filed an antitrust lawsuit in federal court against Alphabet Inc’s Google, according to an entry in the court docket.

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