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Lawsuit Targets Crowdsourcing Operation
article Cloud Labor

The suit, filed in federal court in Northern California, names the crowdsourcing company as well as CEO Lukas Biewald and Chief Technology Officer Chris Van Pelt. “Biewald and Van Pelt have...

Fiona MaresDec 12, 2012 11:07 pm GMT2869 views
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Lawsuit Targets Crowdsourcing Operation
Kickstarter Wins Small Victory in Patent Lawsuit With 2000-Era Crowdfunding Site
document 

Kickstarter just had a small victory in a lawsuit filed to shake loose what it considers an attempted patent troll. ArtistShare, a site that was founded in 2000 in order to let fans fund creative...

Benjamin FosselMay 14, 2012 11:44 pm GMT1298 views
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Kickstarter Wins Small Victory in Patent Lawsuit With 2000-Era Crowdfunding Site
Iron Sky distributor threatens file sharers with lawsuits
document 

The Iron Sky’s British distributor initially intended to only show the movie in theaters for a single day and then immediately take it to DVD. This strategy was opposed by the film makers...

Adam FrazerAug 25, 2012 08:24 am GMT1433 views
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 Iron Sky distributor threatens file sharers with lawsuits
The Lawsuit That Could Help Undo (or Cement) Crowdsourcing in the U.S.
Cloud Labor

A lawsuit filed in a federal court against leading cloud labor platform Crowdflower challenges an assumption that is at the very foundation of crowdsourcing, at least in the United States.

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Eric MackJan 07, 2013 12:00 pm GMT11939 views
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Opinion: CrowdFlower Lawsuit Could Change Cloud Labor Industry Forever
Cloud Labor

Should crowd laborers be paid as contractors or employees? According to Christopher Otey, who has launched a lawsuit against crowd labor platform CrowdFlower, the answer is the latter. The results of this suit could carve a huge gash in the face of crowd labor providers, and forever change how the industry functions.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 31, 2013 07:51 pm GMT3387 views
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Ristigouche Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Defend Against Gas Company Lawsuit
article Crowdfunding

A small town in Quebec’s Gaspe region has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to raise money to defend itself against a lawsuit from a gas exploration company. The town of Ristigouche-Sud-Est,...

Claire MackayAug 01, 2014 05:02 am GMT315 views
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Ristigouche Launches Crowdfunding Campaign To Defend Against Gas Company Lawsuit
Crowdfunding Portal Kickstarter Dragged into Patent Lawsuit: Why?
Crowdfunding

Creative Barcode's CEO Maxine Horn writes in to discuss Kickstarter's recent naming in a patent infringement lawsuit. She dismisses the claim that Kickstarter acted as a sales agent for Formlabs' Form 1 3D printer and offers a potential solution to such legal tussles in the future. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgNov 30, 2012 08:34 pm GMT7391 views
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Text of a Complaint Against Crowdflower by Christopher Otey
document Cloud Labor

The full text of the original complaint against Crowdflower by a former cloud worker. See our full coverage of the case by clicking on the source link below:

Eric MackJan 04, 2013 02:37 pm GMT4235 views
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Text of a Complaint Against Crowdflower by Christopher Otey
Crowdflower Response to Christopher Otey Complaint
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Crowdflower's response to a complaint brought in federal court by a former worker. See our full coverage in the source link below:...

Eric MackJan 04, 2013 03:14 pm GMT3021 views
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Crowdflower Response to Christopher Otey Complaint
Killing Patent Trolls With Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

Prior art discovery kills patent trolls, but research is tough. Article One Partners offers an army of geeks recognition and rewards. Killing a patent troll lawsuit takes research beyond just...

Samuel BennettMar 05, 2012 11:27 am GMT1374 views
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Killing Patent Trolls With Crowdsourcing
Demanding #QuerellaPaRato
document Crowdfunding

Spanish citizens use crowdfunding to take economic justice into their own hands. Using hashtag #QuerellaPaRato ("Lawsuit for Rato"), netizens are demanding a trial of Rodrigo Rato,...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 06, 2012 05:21 am GMT733 views
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Demanding #QuerellaPaRato
Maine Organic Farmers Leading Fight Against Monsanto Need Crowdfunding Help
document Crowdfunding

“We are thrilled by this incredible recognition,” said Megan Gerritsen. “Out of thousands of projects worldwide, Indiegogo decided that the quality and content of our project deserved to be...

Pablo BracciniJul 25, 2012 12:20 am GMT1090 views
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Maine Organic Farmers Leading Fight Against Monsanto Need Crowdfunding Help
The Oatmeal Crowdfunds Again, This Time for Tesla

After raising over $200,000 through Indiegogo for charity as part of a taunting response to a completely silly lawsuit threat (it's a long story, you can find a synopsis here), The Oatmeal and its creator, Matthew Inman have a new crowdfunding campaign.

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Eric MackAug 19, 2012 10:15 pm GMT2719 views
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A Wikileaks Party & 2012 in Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding - The Crowded Room Podcast
Cloud Labor, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Wikileaks' Julian Assange could be running for office, and a lawsuit against Crowdflower could reshape the crowdsourcing industry. All that, plus the year in crowdsourcing and crowdfunding reviewed in this final episode of the Crowded Room podcast for 2012.

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Eric MackDec 19, 2012 10:06 pm GMT6287 views
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CrowdFlower Lawsuit Could Change Crowd Labor Industry Forever
article 

Should crowd laborers be paid as contractors or employees? According to Christopher Otey, who has launched a lawsuit against crowd labor platform CrowdFlower, the answer is the latter. The results...

Seth WJul 29, 2013 02:01 pm GMT1245 views
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CrowdFlower Lawsuit Could Change Crowd Labor Industry Forever
Ways To Get The Most From Crowd Sourcing Competitions Related With Logo Design
article 

You need to do the homework first and the logo with start with the branding zone, which will help you to brand the personality.

Charlie BrownMay 20, 2014 01:24 pm GMT1057 views
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Ways To Get The Most From Crowd Sourcing Competitions Related With Logo Design
Arianna Huffington: Slave Owner or Crowdsourcing Pioneer?
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Arianna Huffington has been actively pushing AOL to hire more professional journalists and use freelancers less since she took over as the head of AOL’s content operations, something Tasini and the...

Pablo BracciniApr 14, 2011 06:05 am GMT2132 views
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Arianna Huffington: Slave Owner or Crowdsourcing Pioneer?
Microsoft joins crowdsourcing service for fighting patent trolls
document 

Microsoft, no stranger to patent litigation, has joined a new service that uses crowdsourcing to find information that could deem patents invalid, helping the company fight patent trolls.

Pablo BracciniJun 14, 2011 07:46 am GMT1954 views
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Microsoft joins crowdsourcing service for fighting patent trolls
KickStarter Seeks To Protect Fan-Funding Model From Patent Threat
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Kickstarter is the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music,...

Fritz SchaeferOct 05, 2011 04:04 pm GMT1987 views
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KickStarter Seeks To Protect Fan-Funding Model From Patent Threat
Out of the Crowd: Public-Supplied Info Gains Ground in Courts
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Crowdsourcing isn’t just for the patent set. Consumer reviews on a social media website provided important evidence in a trademark dispute in June when fast-food chain Chipotle sued another...

Claire MackayOct 26, 2011 09:41 pm GMT906 views
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Out of the Crowd: Public-Supplied Info Gains Ground in Courts
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