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Writers Guild Rejects Agencies’ Proposal on Packaging Fees

Hollywood Reporter reports: "More than two months after thousands of scribes left their agents after talks broke down over a new franchise agreement —...

Niantic files lawsuit against “hacker” group

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Niantic Inc is taking legal action against an "association of hackers" that has created unauthorised apps based on Ingress and Pokémon Go." Read...

Facebook Settles Class Action Claiming Company Inflated Video Viewership Metrics

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Several advertising agencies told a California federal court on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to settlement terms to resolve a putative...

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Cable TV Bias Dispute

Billboard reports: "On Tuesday, the justices of the high court announced that they had accepted for review a case claiming discrimination in contracting against...

Devs hit Apple with class action lawsuit

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Apple has been accused of leveraging its monopoly to implement "profit killing" commissions in a class action lawsuit brought forward by app...

Movie Studios Aim for Tens of Millions of Dollars at VidAngel...

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. will attempt to prove willful infringement while VidAngel is challenging chain of title on 'Casablanca' and...

Troubled messaging app Kik sued by SEC over initial coin offering

The Verge reports: "The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing messaging app Kik over its 2017 initial coin offering that raised $100...

Apple CEO Denies the Tech Giant Is a Monopoly but Says...

Variety reports: "With U.S. regulators and lawmakers stepping up their focus and rhetoric on curbing the power of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies, Apple CEO Tim Cook insisted “we...

Apple, Google, Microsoft, WhatsApp sign open letter condemning GCHQ proposal to...

TechCrunch reports: "An international coalition of civic society organizations, security and policy experts and tech companies — including Apple, Google, Microsoft and WhatsApp — has penned a...

As Writers Crowdsource Jobs, Some Could Land a Lawsuit Instead

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Hollywood’s newly agentless scribes have had success finding work through hashtags like #WGAStaffingBoost, but sharing scripts might lead to a wave...