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Paramount Pictures Sues Fan-Funded Star Trek Spin-Off Paramount Pictures sues the crowdfunded short film Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar, and the lawsuit is gearing up for a trial: the court has already ruled on motions for summary judgment from the parties Family Sued Apple for Failure to Prevent FaceTiming while Driving Two years ago, a family was injured in a car accident, where a driver allegedly using FaceTime on his iPhone drove into their car. A five-year-old girl later died in the hospital from her injuries. Trump Tweeted Support for Julian Assange Donald Trump appeared to put more faith in WikiLeaks founder than in US intelligence agencies. Trump approvingly repeated in Twitter Assange’s claim that Russians had nothing to do with the hacked emails from the DNC and the Clinton campaign chairman, which were published by WikiLeaks. One of his tweets said: Mark Zuckerberg Is Going to Visit All US States Some decided that Mark Zuckerberg was thinking about political career as Facebook founder announced his new personal challenge for 2017. In previous years, he has learned Mandarin, pledged to run a mile per day and built a Australian Human Rights Commission Taken Offline by Anonymous Victoria’s Human Rights Commission website was recently targeted by cyber attackers who claimed to be part of the well-known Anonymous collective. The hackers left an unclear message about their social network Russian Facebook Responded to US Infringement Allegations Russian social network Vkontakte, the most popular service in the country, has been described by the USTR as one of the most notorious pirate markets ever, despite the site’s cooperation with copyright owners. British Selling Pirate Kodi Boxes Arrested in UK An individual who was caught selling devices with piracy-enabled Kodi custom builds was arrested in the United Kingdom. The 32-year-old top manager was detained by police, and according to media reports, Facebook Accused of Providing Misleading Information over WhatsApp The European commission charged Facebook with providing “misleading” information before acquisition of WhatsApp following its data-sharing change this past summer. Ireland Will Appeal the Order to Collect €13bn in Taxes from Apple The country is going to fight the European Union’s order to force it to collect back taxes from the US tech giant. The EU competition authorities hit Apple with the back-tax bill almost 4 months ago following its longtime reporting of European-wide profits via Ireland, which charges Apple only for sales on its own territory Facebook's Efforts to Flag Fake News Are Criticized The social media giant decided to respond to criticism over the fake news issue and introduce a system of flagging news deemed to be “fake”. However, this only raised new questions about the limitations of the system
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