Monday, November 30, 2015
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
WD, Samsung Lead The HDD And SSD Markets
4K Copy Protection Probably Cracked
AMD To Correct GPU Fan Control Issues With New Crimson Drivers
Google Outlines The Gifts We're Searching For This Holiday
Microsoft Launches New Office 365 Enterprise Capabilities, Dynamics CRM 2016 and Introduces PowerApps
BlackBerry is Exiting Asian Country Following Government Pressure
TDK To Buy Semiconductor Factory From Renesas Electronics
Swatch Parners With Visa On Pay-by-the wrist Payments
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Streamc...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Streamcast Files Lawsuit Against EBay, Skype and Others

StreamCast Networks, Inc., the distributor of the popular peer-to-peer software Morpheus, announced it has filed a lawsuit against eBay and twenty-one other defendants.

StreamCast alleges RICO Act, Antitrust and other claims and seeks a worldwide injunction on the sale and marketing of eBay?s new Skype Internet voice communication products as well as billions of dollars in unspecified damages.

The lawsuit, first filed earlier this year was amended in a filing with Federal Court in the Central District of California, in downtown Los Angeles on Monday, May 22nd.

?We are taking action because we believe the rights to the Skype and FastTrack technologies were swept out from under our feet, and our 28 million Morpheus users were stolen from us,? said Michael Weiss, CEO for StreamCast Networks. ?The real story needs to be told.?

The suit states that the original Kazaa co-founders, Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, profited from the sale of Skype to eBay only after they and others engaged in a conspiracy through which they, among other things, misappropriated assets and a customer base belonging to StreamCast and illegally and secretly transferred away the rights to the FastTrack technology. Skype allows free voice calling via peer-to-peer software.

?The Complaint alleges that many of the defendants engaged in a conspiracy and shut Morpheus out of the FastTrack P2P market and failed to honor an agreement with StreamCast that it had the right to acquire the FastTrack technology and other assets,? said Matthew A. Neco, General Counsel for StreamCast Networks, Inc.

Samsung Introduces First LED Light Sourced DLP Rear Projection HDTV        All News        Intel Unveils Dual-core Performance Benchmark Results
Microsoft, NEC to Share Patents, Expand Server Ties     General Computing News      Microsoft Releases Vista, Longhorn, Office Betas

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .