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News, Sucka Free City No Free Rides: Finally, Inevitably: Muni Is Suing Muni

No Free Rides: Finally, Inevitably: Muni Is Suing Muni

You can add Muni management to the burgeoning list of people blindsided by Muni drivers. Earlier this month, a U.S. District Court judge certified some 2,500 drivers — every man and woman who has slipped behind the wheel of a…
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News, The Snitch Woman Sues Muscle Milk, Claims It's as Fatty as Krispy Kreme

Woman Sues Muscle Milk, Claims It's as Fatty as Krispy Kreme

The problem with Muscle Milk is that it tastes really good (applies more to the carton version than the powdered version). Sure, it's a satisfying reward after a tough workout, possibly instilling a kind of Pavlovian mechanism that increases the…
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News, The Snitch Donors Allege Price-Fixing Scheme by Fertility Clinics for Human Eggs

Donors Allege Price-Fixing Scheme by Fertility Clinics for Human Eggs

An Arcata woman is suing national reproductive-medicine groups, alleging that they and their member fertility clinics have engaged in a price-fixing scheme to underpay female donors for their eggs.In her lawsuit, filed this week in San Francisco's federal courthouse, plaintiff…
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News, The Snitch Zynga Scams Lawsuit to Move Forward

Zynga Scams Lawsuit to Move Forward

A federal judge has found that Zynga could be responsible for allegedly misleading business offers marketed to players of its popular Facebook games, setting the stage for a class-action lawsuit against the San Francisco-based company to move ahead.The plaintiff in…
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News, The Snitch Zynga Faces Class-Action Lawsuit over Alleged Privacy Breach

Zynga Faces Class-Action Lawsuit over Alleged Privacy Breach

No matter what they do, some companies seem chronically incapable of playing peacefully in the sandbox of American capitalism with others. San Francisco-based game developer Zynga -- the wildly successful firm behind such popular Facebook applications as FarmVille and Mafia Wars…
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News, The Snitch Judge Smacks Down Challenge to San Francisco's Ranked-Choice Voting

Judge Smacks Down Challenge to San Francisco's Ranked-Choice Voting

A federal judge has rejected a legal challenge to San Francisco's system of "ranked-choice voting," in which voters can select their three preferred candidates in a race. The lawsuit, filed by failed supervisorial candidate Ron Dudum, had asserted that the…
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News, The Snitch Adult Dating Site Sued for Fraudulently Seducing Lonely Men

Adult Dating Site Sued for Fraudulently Seducing Lonely Men

claiming they were fraudulently seduced with fake e-mails from nonexistent horny singles.The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in…
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News, The Snitch Zynga Sued over 'Mafia Wars' Trademark by Digital Chocolate: Read the Lawsuit Here

Zynga Sued over 'Mafia Wars' Trademark by Digital Chocolate: Read the Lawsuit Here

San Francisco-based social-gaming company Zynga is being sued for alleged trademark infringement over its popular Facebook game, Mafia Wars.Digital Chocolate, another online gaming company, claims in a lawsuit filed in federal court that it owns rights to the name "Mafia…
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News, The Snitch All that Glitters: Foster City Woman Slapped with SEC Suit Over Alleged Gold Mine Stock Scam

All that Glitters: Foster City Woman Slapped with SEC Suit Over Alleged Gold Mine Stock Scam

All you underpaid and unemployed folks trying to get by in today's bad economy can file this one away in the "Why Didn't I Think of That?" category. Don't worry -- most of us wouldn't believe we could successfully sell…
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The last weekend in February was perhaps the longest 48 hours that entrepreneur Jay Cohen has ever experienced. The 33-year-old former San Francisco stock options trader spent those two days in limbo, waiting for a New York jury to decide…
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