Appeals Court Rules ‘NBA 2K’ Players Lack Standing to Sue Over Face-Scanning
201711.22
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Appeals Court Rules ‘NBA 2K’ Players Lack Standing to Sue Over Face-Scanning

The privacy battle isn’t quite over, but suing gamers experience a setback at the 2nd Circuit. In the past few years thanks to various court decisions, it’s become tougher to mount a class action lawsuit with appellate judges tightening what plaintiffs must show in order to have standing to sue. That’s especially important as digital…

Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans
201711.19
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Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans

Honda announced on Saturday it was recalling about 800,000 Odyssey minivans in the United States because of problems with locking adjustable seats into place. The company said the affected minivans, which include model years 2011 to 2017, have second-row seats that can tip forward if they are not properly latched. In a statement, Honda said…

Ticket-Fighting App Accuses Florida Bar of Monopoly
201711.17
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Ticket-Fighting App Accuses Florida Bar of Monopoly

MIAMI (CN) – A cellphone app that has been shaking up Florida’s traffic-ticket-fighting market this year claims in a federal complaint that the state bar association is conspiring with a more established competitor to shut it down. Tikd Services is represented in the Nov. 8 suit by Sedgwick attorney Ramon Abadin and by Peter Kennedy…

Universal Music Sued Over “Baby Come Back” Royalties
201711.07
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Universal Music Sued Over “Baby Come Back” Royalties

[By: Ashley Cullins] The 1977 song is still actively licensed, according to the complaint, and has recently appeared in everything from ‘The Simpsons’ to Toyota commercials. Universal Music Group and Vivendi are being sued for allegedly underpaying royalties on Player’s 1977 hit “Baby Come Back.” Overrated Productions this year acquired rights to the work from…

Fox Sued for Using Muhammad Ali in Super Bowl Advertisement
201710.15
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Fox Sued for Using Muhammad Ali in Super Bowl Advertisement

[By: Eriq Gardner] A $30 million lawsuit alleges the broadcaster needed permission to feature Ali in a promotional spot. Fox Broadcasting has been hit with a $30 million lawsuit for using Muhammad Ali as the centerpiece in an advertisement right before the start of this year’s Super Bowl.Muhammad Ali Enterprises, which owns intellectual property rights…

Facebook Wins Big Free Speech Ruling in Fight With Musician
201708.12
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Facebook Wins Big Free Speech Ruling in Fight With Musician

[Ashley Cullins] A country rap artist claimed the page Families Against Mikel Knight incited violence and generated death threats against him. Facebook was in the right when it refused to take down a page called Families Against Mikel Knight.Knight, a country rap artist, says the page incited violence and generated death threats against him and…

Dish Claims Univision Breached Contract by Streaming Soccer Matches on Facebook
201708.02
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Dish Claims Univision Breached Contract by Streaming Soccer Matches on Facebook

[By: Eriq Gardner] A court is asked to prohibit the Spanish-language broadcaster from putting its programming online. Dish Network is claiming that Univision has undercut the value of a licensing deal by streaming soccer matches on Facebook. The sat-caster is now suing Univision for allegedly breaching contract in New York federal court.The complaint was originally filed…