November 28th @ 11:22 AM GMT
Yahoo! Faced with a barrage of lawsuits from workers demanding benefits and recognition as employees, some companies in the fast-growing 'gig economy' are looking to settle the issues through legislation. Joseph Morelle, the number two Democrat in the New York State Assembly, said he has been talking about portable benefits with such companies, which use occasional workers to provide rides, deliveries, house-cleaning and other services through websites and apps. In advance of that effort, online... (Business)
September 13th @ 8:16 PM GMT
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Jenni Rivera
August 23rd @ 3:17 AM GMT
E! Online The ''Confident'' singer was just slapped with a lawsuit filed by indie band Sleigh Bells for copyright infringement. The (Entertainment)
Demi Lovato
November 28th @ 11:21 AM GMT
Yahoo! Ailing Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Monday it is facing potential legal claims for a total of more than 8 billion euros ($8.5 billion) in a series of civil lawsuits. The bank, which is seeking to raise 5 billion euros through the debt swap and a share sale, said the potential negative impact of an inspection of its loan portfolio currently being conducted by the European Central Bank was not included in its recently presented business plan. The bank said the ECB could ask ... (Business)
November 25th @ 6:31 PM GMT
Yahoo! Norway's supreme court on Friday rejected a final appeal by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden to secure assurances he would not be extradicted to the US should he travel to Norway to collect an award. Just as was the case in an original lawsuit and the subsequent appeal to a lower court in Oslo, the supreme court said it could not evaluate an extradition request preemptively. Former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, Snowden, who lives in exile in Russia, faces charges of es... (Politics)
November 28th @ 4:44 PM GMT
Yahoo! The Green Party says it will ask a Pennsylvania court to order a statewide recount of the state's Nov. 8 presidential election result. (Politics)
November 25th @ 4:09 PM GMT
Reuters Norway's supreme court has rejected a lawsuit from fugitive former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden against the Norwegian government, upholding the verdict of two lower courts, it said on Friday. (World)
November 25th @ 1:17 PM GMT
SlashDot Earlier this year, photographer Carol Highsmith received a $120 settlement demand from Getty Images after she used one of her own public domain images on her website (which is she had donated to the Library of Congress and made available to the public to reproduce and display for free). Highsmith responded with a $1bn lawsuit but after a few short months, as TorrentFreak reports, the case is all over, with neither side a clear winner. From the report: To begin, on October 28, US District Co... (Technology)
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