Christina Tabacco

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Google Moves to Dismiss Antitrust Claims as ‘Misguided’ in Digital Advertising MDL

A 52-page Southern District of New York filing by Google alleges attorneys general suing the company have overstepped the boundaries of antitrust law with their “proposed intervention into the free market.” The motion to dismiss...

AGs Sue Google, Alleging it ‘Relied on Dark Patterns, Misled Users, and Profited from Consumer Data’

A lawsuit filed on Monday in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia claims that for at least eight years, Google LLC has deceived consumers about how their location is tracked and used and...

New Rules Set Stage for Implementation of FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program

Last Friday, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the adoption of final rules governing the Affordable Connectivity Program, an off-shoot of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program), the largest-ever high-speed internet affordability program in...

The Appellate Fight Begins: Epic Games Takes First Swing at Apple in Antitrust Appeal

Thursday’s 91-page opening brief claims that Apple Inc. has restricted iOS app distribution and payment solutions, making itself the exclusive distributor for all applications to iPhones in violation of the federal antitrust laws. Epic Games...

NDCA Court Partly Grants Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings in Facebook Advertisement Case

Last Friday, Judge James Donato agreed to partially grant Facebook’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in a case alleging that Facebook inflated estimates of how many users advertisers could reach on its platforms. The...

Record Labels Urge District Court to Adopt R&R in DMCA ‘Stream Ripping’ Case

Last Friday, a dozen record labels, including UMG Recordings Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, and Elektra Entertainment Group Inc., responded to objections laid by defendant Tofig Kurbanov, arguing that the district court should affirm a magistrate...