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Netflix Inc. is suing Blockbuster Inc. for illegally copying its ideas, namely having a DVD wish list and offering rentals with no time limits and no late fees. Both companies offer subscribers up to three DVDs at a time

From the Wall Street Journal: Executive/company Testified? Trial Outcome Franklin Brown former general counsel Rite Aid No. Convicted. Sentenced to 10 years in prison. More. Bernard Ebbers former chairman, CEO WorldCom Yes. Convicted. Sentenced to 25 years to life.

Eliot Spitzer, New York State Attorney General, has filed suit against online advertiser Direct Revenue LLC. The suit claims that the company was secretly installing millions of spyware pop-up advertising programs on people’s computers. Direct Revenue allegedly installed advertising

The defense in the case against former [tag]Enron[/tag] president [tag]Jeffrey Skilling[/tag] and former Enron chairman [tag]Kenneth Lay[/tag] is claiming that there was no wrongdoing at the company. In day one of the defense case, testimony by five former Enron

I have recently begun reading the true story of the rise and fall of Enron. The book is Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story by Kurt Eichenwald. It is fascinating so far, so I thought I’d post here about

Surfing the ‘net on the job?

Employers are putting the brakes on the use of internet services by employees. They are stooping the use of instant messaging and downloading of files, for starters, in an attempt to protect company computers from viruses, data bottlenecks, and

Milwaukee County has sued its former actuarial firm, Mercer Human Resource Consulting, for malpractice and breach of contract related to the 2000 county pension deal. Mercer advised the county on the cost of the pension enhancements under a contract

The European Union’s chief antitrust regulator has warned Microsoft Corp that it can’t sell the Windows Vista operating system in Europe if it has certain features. One concern is Microsoft’s potential to unfairly direct users to Microsoft’s internet search