Actor and political suicide bomber James Woods has decided to sue a twitter troll that accused him of being a coke addict for defamation to the tune of $10 million. An excerpt from said lawsuit specifically states that twitter user @abelisted “…jeopardized Woods’ good name and reputation on an international scale.” Unfortunately, Woods did not seem to understand that by making this news public it would have the completely opposite effect of what he hoped to [...]
Sony has agreed to settle a class action suit brought against the company over the 2011 data breach that lead to the theft of personal information and credit card information of 77 million users.
The class action suit concerned the April 2011 incident that shut down the Playstation network for several weeks. Sony apologized for the breach in May and offered PSN users free games in compensation, but some users felt this was not good enough and felt that Sony failed to [...]
Former Panamian dictator Manuel Noriega is suing Activison over their use of his likeness in the 2012 ‘Call of Duty BlackOps 2’.
According to court documents, Noriega alleges that activision used his likeness to increase the popularity and revenue generated by ‘BlackOps 2’ without his authorization or consent. Noriega claims that activision had unlawfully exploited, misappropriated and blatantly misused his likeness and image during a mission in ‘BlackOps 2’ He also [...]
It looks like the RIAA are not done with Megaupload and its owner Kim Dotcom.
Two years after the U.S. Department of Justice raided his New Zealand home and indicted him for the revenue he made off of his website, the RIAA has decided to add on to the ever growing pile of lawsuits against Dotcom. The organization, who has been at it for almost 15 years indicting companies like Napster and Limewire, has filed a lawsuit against Megaupload, stating that Dotcom allowed his [...]
After the success of “Django Unchained,” Oscar winner Quentin Tarantino’s next movie was to be another western called “The Hateful Eight.” However after the script got leaked to the public and he decided to not make the movie. He soon stated he planned on suing Gawker.com for copyright infringement when the website had provided a link to the linked script.
Now he is planning a live reading of the script on April 24. He [...]