Dish Network lawsuit accusing ESPN of breach of contract seeks $1 million in damages

Dish Network sues ESPN over carriage dispute

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Dish Network has filed a breach-of-contract lawsuit accusing ESPN of offering better terms to the satellite TV provider’s competitors than to Dish.

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Boston student who admitted downloading, sharing music ordered to pay $675,000 to record cos.

Jury awards $675K in Boston music downloading case

BOSTON — A federal jury on Friday ordered a Boston University graduate student who admitted illegally downloading and sharing music online to pay $675,000 to four record labels.

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Boston student who admitted downloading, sharing music ordered to pay $675K to record labels

Jury awards $675K in Boston music downloading case

BOSTON — A federal jury on Friday ordered a Boston University graduate student who admitted illegally downloading and sharing music online to pay $675,000 to four record labels.

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Twitter tiff: Ill. company sues ex-tenant, says “tweet” about moldy apartment hurt reputation

Twitter tiff: Moldy “tweet” ticks off Chicago firm

CHICAGO — A Chicago company ticked off over a former tenant’s moldy “tweet” is positioning itself for what could be a $50,000 Twitter tiff.

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Defamed by a Tweet? Chicago apartment group suit says former tenant slammed company on Twitter

Chicago apartment group claims defamation by Tweet

CHICAGO — A Chicago apartment management company is suing a former tenant over a Tweet.

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The Associated Press proposes new formatting for Web articles

AP proposes new article formatting for the Web

NEW YORK — The Associated Press is proposing that publishers attach descriptive tags to news articles online in hopes of taming the free-for-all of news and information on the Web and generating more traffic for established media brands.

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TJX reaches settlement with multiple states related to data theft a few years ago

TJX reaches settlement with states on data theft

NEW YORK — The parent company of retailers T.J. Maxx and Marshall’s will pay $9.75 million in a settlement with multiple states related to a massive data theft that exposed tens of millions of payment card numbers.

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Drug use data: Boon to medical progress or cost driver? Courts to decide

‘Data mining’ for drug companies goes to courts

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Efforts in New England to curb the use of prescription drug data may soon be coming to a head in federal courts.

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Jury rules Minn. woman violated copyright in download case; awards industry $1.92M

Jury rules against Minn. woman in download case

MINNEAPOLIS — A replay of the nation’s only file-sharing case to go to trial has ended with the same result — a Minnesota woman was found to have violated music copyrights and must pay huge damages to the recording industry.

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Recording industry asks jury to hold Minn. woman accountable for music sharing on Internet

Jury gets music downloading case in Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS — A federal jury began deliberations Thursday in the nation’s only file-sharing case to go to trial as attorneys for both sides disputed in closing arguments what the evidence actually showed.

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