By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
A jury on Saturday decided electronics giant Samsung must cut a $1 billion check to Apple over an ongoing patent dispute. The jurors agreed Samsung's Galaxy line of phones are knock-offs of Apple's popular iPhone. Should this massive judgment stand, consumers will end up paying more and innovation will suffer.
Yahoo filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Monday accusing the social networking giant of patent infringement.
Dolby International, a unit of audio equipment maker Dolby Laboratories Inc., is suing Research In Motion Ltd. for patent infringement in the U.S. and Germany.
Apple Inc. has sued Samsung Electronics Co., saying the South Korean company's Galaxy line of smartphones and tablet computers copy Apple's popular iPad and iPhone.
A homosexual judge branded 7,001,084 California voters as hateful people on Wednesday. In so doing, Vaughn R. Walker, a man never elected to his lifetime position, decided he would reshape the state to better suit his personal lifestyle preference. In striking down Proposition 8's simple statement that, "Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California," Judge Vaughn undermined not just the political process, but society itself.
The landmark federal trial over the constitutionality of California's gay marriage ban resumed Wednesday with a lawyer arguing that supporters of the ban were trying to deprive same-sex couples of a relationship the U.S. Supreme Court has recognized as a fundamental right.