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Legal news from Sunday, May 29, 2011
by John Paul Putney

An Egyptian judge on Saturday fined former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and two ministers $90 million for shutting down Internet and mobile phone service during the protests culminating in his ouster. The massive fine, the first court ruling against Mubarak since leaving office, is to compensate for damage to the economy resulting …

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by Dwyer Arce

Google on Friday responded to allegations of misappropriating trade secrets made in a lawsuit filed by PayPal, arguing that it had done nothing illegal. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in the Superior Court of California following the unveiling of Google Wallet a mobile payment system to be utilized by …

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by Dwyer Arce

Malta voters on Saturday approved a ballot question asking whether divorce should be allowed in the country. The measure passed with 53 percent of the vote, and saw a 72 percent turnout among the predominantly Catholic 412,966 residents, the lowest turnout in its recent history. The archipelago nation is the last …

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