Today – Six Legal Battles Shaping Tech.Is it free speech or censorship.
Copyright protection, or fair use? Today, six legal battles driving the next chapter in Technology.
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Six law suits that matter. Bird Scooters, Fortnight, Netflix, Grinder, PragerU, Meta

– Free Speech.
– Copyright
– Brand Damage
– Software Product Liability
– Censorship
– Patent suit vs. VR co.

Tech’s Legal Battles Head To Court:

1, Bird Scooter Takes on Cory Doctorow

Bird Rides Inc. Demands Takedown of News Report on Lawful Re-use of Scooters
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/01/bird-sends-nastygram-reporter-describing-lawful-re-use-impounded-scooters

2, Fortnight Sued For Stealing Dance Moves

FORTNITE KEEPS STEALING DANCES — AND NO ONE KNOWS IF IT’S ILLEGAL
https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/20/18149869/fortnite-dance-emote-lawsuit-milly-rock-floss-carlton

3, Netflix Sued For Bandersnatch

Netflix sued by Choose Your Own Adventure publishers over Black Mirror: Bandersnatch
https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/11/18178846/netflix-black-mirror-bandersnatch-choose-your-own-adventure-book-trademark-lawsuit-chooseco

4, Grinder Sued For Harassment:

A Grindr harassment suit could change the legal landscape for tech — and free speech
https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/grindr-harassment-suit-could-change-legal-landscape-tech-free-speech-n954976

5, PragerU Sues YouTube over Censorship

PragerU files new lawsuit against Google in YouTube ‘censorship’ row
https://www.foxnews.com/tech/prageru-files-new-lawsuit-against-google-in-youtube-censorship-row

6, Meta AR Patent Suit Shutters Company

‘Meta Company is insolvent’ as AR company faces patent infringement lawsuit

‘Meta Company is insolvent’ as AR company faces patent infringement lawsuit

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