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  • / Technology

    Massachusetts charges four online alcohol merchants with selling to minors

    Massachusetts charges that four out-of-state retailers violated state laws on selling to underage buyers. It also cited three other retailers and three shipping companies for failing to comply with state liquor laws.

    Posted 06/15/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Massachusetts charges that four out-of-state retailers violated state laws on selling to underage buyers. It also cited three other retailers and three shipping companies for failing to comply with state liquor laws.
  • / Technology

    Appeals Court ruling affirms patent infringement violation by eBay

    A federal Appeals Court affirms that eBay’s Buy It Now feature infringes on a patent held by a Virginia technology company. S & P Equities Research says damages now assessed at $25 million against eBay could reach $100 million.

    Posted 03/17/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    A federal Appeals Court affirms that eBay’s Buy It Now feature infringes on a patent held by a Virginia technology company. S & P Equities Research says damages now assessed at $25 million against eBay could reach $100 million.
  • / Technology

    Retailer patent defendants organize a defense fund

    A group of online retailers is banding together to fight a series of lawsuits by Pangea Intellectual Properties that seeks to collect licensing fees from retailers that PanIP claims are violating PanIP’s patents.

    Posted 10/29/2002Kurt PetersPost a comment

    A group of online retailers is banding together to fight a series of lawsuits by Pangea Intellectual Properties that seeks to collect licensing fees from retailers that PanIP claims are violating PanIP’s patents.
  • / Marketing

    FTC reaches settlement with Internet mall operators

    The FTC has settled charges with the operators of several online malls, barring them from making false or misleading statements about earnings or income and engaging in illegal pyramid schemes.

    Posted 05/13/2005Paul DemeryPost a comment

    The FTC has settled charges with the operators of several online malls, barring them from making false or misleading statements about earnings or income and engaging in illegal pyramid schemes.
  • / Technology

    Illinois sues iMergent businesses over alleged deceptive practices

    The Illinois Attorney General is suing two businesses operated by iMergent, an e-commerce software and services vendor, for alleged violations of the state’s Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Practices Act. iMergent denies any wrongdoing.

    Posted 12/27/2006Mark BrohanPost a comment

    The Illinois Attorney General is suing two businesses operated by iMergent, an e-commerce software and services vendor, for alleged violations of the state’s Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Practices Act. iMergent denies any wrongdoing.
  • / Technology

    Liquor sites charged with selling to minors

    The Michigan Liquor Control Commission has charged two Illinois liquor store owners with selling alcohol to a minor over the Internet. Sam's Wine & Liquor in Chicago and Internet Wine and Spirits of Fairview Heights, Ill., were charged with misdemeanor counts of selling liquor to a minor, says Mark Smith, enforcement director for the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. Internet Wine and Spirits pleaded guilty to the charge, but Smith would not...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    The Michigan Liquor Control Commission has charged two Illinois liquor store owners with selling alcohol to a minor over the Internet. Sam's Wine & Liquor in Chicago and Internet Wine and Spirits of Fairview Heights, Ill., were charged with misdemeanor counts of selling liquor to a minor, says Mark…

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