The latest on the STLR radar:
- Ephemerallaw assess the chances of Microsoft being sued for the Internet Explorer 6 vulnerability involved in the hacks recently suffered by Google, Adobe and other major companies.
- Billboard.biz reports that search engine Baidu, Google’s arch-rival in China, has won a piracy case brought by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry for linking to illegal music downloads.
- As Apple launches its latest handheld device, Erblawg reports on Apple’s battle again Fujitsu for the “iPad” trademark.
- The US District Court for the North District of Georgia upholds the forum selection clause in the Facebook User Agreement in copyright infringment suit, writes Eric Goldman on the Technology & Marketing Law Blog.
- The European competition watchdog has finally cleared Oracle’s $7.4bn purchase of Sun Microsystems, reports the Financial Times (See our post on the backstory here).
- And on a related note, Microsoft warns Google that it is likely to come up against the EU Commissions over anti-trust issues sooner or later, reports E-Commerce Times.
- Californians with medical marijuana prescriptions can now carry any amount of pot, rules the California Supreme Court. Report by Court House News.