Creative Commons licenses under scrutiny—what does “noncommercial” mean?

Commercial v. noncommercial use of CC licenses. Where’s the line of demarcation? sci tech news

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What’s in a middle name? Read about David Smith’s background check snafu

There are 125,000 people named David Smith. LexisNexis didn’t run a middle name. sci tech news

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Backpage.com sex ad subpoena fight ends, Supreme Court sides with Senate

Decision “will protect women and children from the evils of online sex trafficking.” sci tech news

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You’re a step closer to getting $55 from the PS3 Linux debacle lawsuit

Settlement notices are on their way. The devil is in the details. sci tech news

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The most absurd Internet privacy class-action settlement ever

Lawyers get millions. Consumers get nothing. E-mail snooping continues unabated. sci tech news

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“THANKYOU”—possibly the dumbest trademark dispute ever—has been dropped

Flap between Citigroup, AT&T was about how the companies said thanks to customers. sci tech news

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Internet tracking software maker to face wiretapping trial, court rules

Divided appeals court says company housed spouse’s intercepted e-mail on its servers. sci tech news

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Nvidia offers $30 to GTX 970 customers in class action lawsuit over RAM

Graphics card spec discrepancy could lead to a small payout for customers. sci tech news

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Led Zep lawyers want $800k for defending “Stairway to Heaven” lawsuit

Lead attorney is billing at $330 an hour, says it’s “below” going rate. sci tech news

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