Tag: Lawsuit

  • Oregon Man Indicted in Stolen Streaming Password Scheme

    Oregon Man Indicted in Stolen Streaming Password Scheme

    An Oregon man was indicted for his role in a scheme that involved stealing and reselling passwords for streaming services, according to a statement from the US District Attorney’s Office this week. The indictment, first reported on by The Verge, accuses Samuel Joyner of Oregon and Evan McMahon from Australia of working together on a […]

  • Google Will Pay Those Who Used Google+ in a Class Action Settlement: Here’s How to Claim Your Money

    Google Will Pay Those Who Used Google+ in a Class Action Settlement: Here’s How to Claim Your Money

    If you used Google’s social media network Google+ between January 1, 2015 and April 2, 2019, you may be eligible to receive part of a $7.5 million court ordered payout. Those who are eligible for the payout will receive up to a whopping $12. Google+ was a social media platform that ran from June 2011 […]

  • Netflix is Being Sued for Allegedly Violating Patents

    Netflix is Being Sued for Allegedly Violating Patents

    Chipmaker Broadcom is suing Netflix, claiming the video streaming service infringes on several patents that cover key parts of Netflix’s platform. In all, Broadcom cites eight patents that deal with data transmission and video playback in a suit filed last week in California. “Netflix has built its familiar video streaming business, in part, on the […]

  • Comcast’s Antitrust Case with Viamedia Goes to Trial

    Comcast’s Antitrust Case with Viamedia Goes to Trial

    Digital ad platform Viamedia has released a statement saying that they will be moving forward with an antitrust lawsuit with Comcast. The case was previously dismissed by a district court. Viamedia appealed and the decision was reversed, meaning that the case will no be presented to a jury. Viamedia claims that Comcast violated antitrust laws […]

  • CenturyLink Settles a Case for Deceptive Advertising

    CenturyLink Settles a Case for Deceptive Advertising

    CenturyLink has settled a lawsuit in Oregon, alleging that CenturyLink used deceptive advertising by not disclosing fees included in billing. As a result of the settlement, the company will pay $4 million. Last month, CenturyLink settled a similar case in Washington state that ended with the company paying $6.1 million in refunds to customers who […]

  • AT&T is Being Sued Over Misleading Investors About DIRECTV NOW

    AT&T is Being Sued Over Misleading Investors About DIRECTV NOW

    Yesterday the Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announced a class action lawsuit targeting AT&T over what it claims to be misleading investors over DIRECTV NOW. The issue seems to be a question about if AT&T knowingly mislead investors when it said that DIRECTV NOW’s growth would continue. This comes a few months after we […]

  • Dish Sues Two More IPTV Providers

    Dish Sues Two More IPTV Providers

    A few months ago Dish kicked off their legal fight against piracy streaming services by suing the Kodi-add-on ZemTV and TVAddons.org. Now according to TorrentFreak Dish Network has filed two new lawsuits against pirate IPTV providers. The first lawsuit was recently filed in Maryland against Furniture Inc. and Mohammad Yusif for their Spider-TV service. Dish says the defendants are selling […]

  • Netflix Subscribers Are Suing Netflix

    Netflix Subscribers Are Suing Netflix

    If you have not been hit by Netflix’s price increase to $9.99 it should be showing up in your account over the next few months. Two years ago Netflix changed their base price to $9.99 but grandfathered current subscribers for 2 years. Now a Netflix customer, who says he was promised his Netflix subscription of […]