Those of you who rarely if ever read the Terms of Service on social networking websites can breathe a temporary sigh of relief. With help from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a Northern California US District Judge has dismissed Facebook's lawsuit against Power.com—at least for now. Still, all in all, "good news," says EFF's Marcia Hoffman, who filed an amicus brief in the case. "Another federal judge has ruled that violating a website terms of service is not a crime."

Thursday, July 22, 2010
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