The latest on the STLR radar:
- Out-Law reports on a US District Court for the Northern District of California case that clarifies how damages for groundless claims of copyright infringement should be determined.
- Apple is suing HTC over infringement of its user interface patents, but it’s really Google it’s after, says IP Watchdog.
- RealNetworks drops its appeal against a ruling declaring that its DVD-copying software violated the DMCA – Wired reports.
- Is it the car or the driver’s fault? Toyota recall casts doubts on driver’s conviction, says Autoblog.
- BusinessWeek reports that Google is pushing for the U.S. to take a WTO action against China over internet censorship (and see our recent post on the subject here).
- Are you liable if you forward a defamatory e-mail with introductory comments? Eric Goldman reports on a recent California appeals case.
- The E-Commerce Times wonders whether Microsoft is behind Google’s recent antitrust troubles.
- Netflix is being sued for its deal to delay the availability of Warner Brothers DVDs, reports the New York Daily News.
- Out-Law opines that the convictions of Google executives in Italy is not just about Italian law – the problem is with the EU directives Italy implements (see our post on the case here).