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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 GMT3029 views
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Lawsuit Targets Crowdsourcing Operation
The United Airlines Lawsuit Against The 22-Year-Old Owner Of Skiplagged.com Has Been Dismissed
article Crowdfunding

His website has received over 1-million hits in the past month but Mr. Zaman still hasn’t made a profit from Skiplagged.com. The $79,000 he raised through a crowdfunding effort helped to fund his...

Harshida PatelMay 03, 2015 02:36 am GMT840 views
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The United Airlines Lawsuit Against The 22-Year-Old Owner Of Skiplagged.com Has Been Dismissed
Crowdsourcing Supplier Settles Class Action Lawsuit
article Cloud Labor

CrowdFlower agreed to pay $585,507 to settle a class action lawsuit brought by crowdsourced workers who claim they were misclassified as independent contractors and paid less than the legal minimum...

Samuel BennettJul 12, 2015 01:14 am GMT395 views
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Crowdsourcing Supplier Settles Class Action Lawsuit
Kickstarter Wins Small Victory in Patent Lawsuit With 2000-Era Crowdfunding Site
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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 GMT1429 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
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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 GMT1544 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 GMT14010 views
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 GMT4463 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 GMT431 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 GMT9235 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 GMT7342 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 GMT3295 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 GMT1470 views
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Killing Patent Trolls With Crowdsourcing
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 GMT1289 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 GMT2876 views
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A Wikileaks Party & 2012 in Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding - The Crowded Room Podcast

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 GMT6731 views
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CrowdFlower Lawsuit Could Change Crowd Labor Industry Forever
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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 GMT1383 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
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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 GMT1207 views
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Ways To Get The Most From Crowd Sourcing Competitions Related With Logo Design
Crowdfunding site seeks profits — and social justice — in financing police abuse lawsuits
article Crowdfunding, Tools

People have turned to crowdfunding to finance everything from independent movies to bone marrow transplants to high school field trips. Now, a Los Angeles man is taking that model to police abuse...

Jayne AnnMay 25, 2015 08:49 am GMT1054 views
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Crowdfunding site seeks profits — and social justice — in financing police abuse lawsuits
Crowd Coffee: July 9
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: Arizona opens to equity crowdfunding; Korea legalizes investment crowdfunding; CrowdFlower settles in class action lawsuit; anxiety for sharing economy's workers; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 09, 2015 08:27 am GMT927 views
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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 GMT2245 views
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Arianna Huffington: Slave Owner or Crowdsourcing Pioneer?
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