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Articles tagged with: court ruling

Samsung And Apple Rage On: Apple Asks For Ban

Apple and Samsung have been at each others throats for the past six months now. It all started with a claim that Samsung had infringed upon the Apple iPad. Although a court ruling, found that Samsung was guilty of no wrong doing, this caused Samsung much anger against the Mac supplier.

Two days ago we heard that Samsung asked the United States to ban iPad and iPhone imports.

US Supreme Court Rejects Ban On Violent Games

The US Supreme court has recently rejected the 2005 California law that banned the sale or rental of violent video games to anyone under age 18. Now, parents could still purchase these violent games for their children, but any store caught selling the game to a minor could face a fine up to $1,000.

The court ruled against the ban 7-2, in accordance with the free speech rights found in the US constitution. Contrary to some beliefs that violent video games pose a bad influence on young children, the courts upheld that they did not want to filter what children are exposed to and essentially left that duty up to the parents or caretakers of the child.