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Nate Anderson / Ars Technica:
“We're just like YouTube,” Megaupload lawyer tells Ars   —  Megaupload's US attorney, Ira Rothken, has a succinct description of the US government case against his client: “wrong on the facts and wrong on the law.”  —  The week has been a busy one for Rothken, a San Francisco Internet law attorney …
Jan 24, 2012, 11:35 PMIn context
Geoffrey Cain / Time:
How Samsung Is Affected by Its Patent Legal War with Apple   —  A South Korean man uses his smart phone in front of an advertisement for Samsung Electronics' tablet computer, the Galaxy Tab 10.1, at the company's main building in Seoul on July 20, 2011  —  In 1977, when South Korea was a poor …
Sep 9, 2011, 10:45 AMIn context
Reuters:
Hedge fund star calls for Microsoft CEO to go   —  (Reuters) - Influential hedge fund manager David Einhorn called for Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to step down, saying the software company's long-time chief was stuck in the past.  —  Einhorn, speaking at the annual Ira Sohn …
May 25, 2011, 9:10 PMIn context
Azam Ahmed / DealBook:
Ballmer Must Go, Einhorn Says   —  David Einhorn, the head of the hedge fund Greenlight Capital, called on Wednesday for the removal of Steven A. Ballmer as Microsoft's chief executive, telling an investor conference in New York that his leadership was the biggest overhang on the company's stock price.
May 25, 2011, 7:15 PMIn context
Chris / Adventures in Capitalism:
Did Peter Thiel Make The Single Best Investment In History?   —  In 2005, Peter Thiel paid $500,000 for a 10% stake in Facebook.  —  Today, with Facebook's estimated value topping $33 billion, his stake is worth between $2-3 billion.  That's a 6,000x return on his capital in 5 years.
Sep 30, 2010, 8:05 AMIn context
CFR.org:
Google, China, and Dueling Internets?   —  Interviewee:  —  Adam Segal, Ira A. Lipman Senior Fellow for Counterterrorism and National Security Studies, CFR  —  Interviewer:  —  Jayshree Bajoria, Staff Writer, CFR.org  —  Streaming Audio Download Audio
Jan 17, 2010, 2:10 PMIn context
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
TorrentSpy to appeal whopper legal judgment   —  TorrentSpy intends to appeal a court decision that requires the now-defunct search engine to pay $111 million in damages to the six largest film studios, according to the company's attorney.  —  Ira Rothken has defended TorrentSpy since 2006 …
May 8, 2008, 10:00 AMIn context
Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
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Apr 8, 2008, 3:21 AMIn context
Kim Zetter / Threat Level:
TorrentSpy Closes to U.S. Users   —  A few minutes before midnight last night, TorrentSpy began blocking US-based IP addresses from using its search engine, says Ira Rothken, TorrentSpy's lawyer.  The move is in direct response to a federal court order earlier this year requiring the search engine …
Aug 27, 2007, 3:55 PMIn context
Greg Sandoval / CNET News.com:
TorrentSpy lawyer battling ‘copyright extremism’   —  Ira Rothken is technology's answer to the radical lawyer, Silicon Valley's version of Johnnie Cochran or William Kunstler.  —  Tech start-ups sued by media conglomerates for copyright infringement typically call on Rothken, a medical researcher turned lawyer.
Jul 31, 2007, 6:05 PMIn context

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