Article: ‘Scheming’ former Portage official gets year of probation; sentenced for felony conflict of interest

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‘Scheming’ former Portage official gets year of probation; sentenced for felony conflict of interest

AMY LAVALLEY, 12 April 2021

Former Portage Clerk-Treasurer Christopher Stidham will have to give up his law license and the chance of future work in the public sector, much less a run for office, after being sentenced Monday on a Level 6 felony count of conflict of interest.

“A white-collar crime is still a crime,” Porter Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Clymer said, later noting Stidham’s “scheming” in the case. Continue reading “Article: ‘Scheming’ former Portage official gets year of probation; sentenced for felony conflict of interest”

Article: Software company sues IBM, Red Hat, claims they ‘conspired’ to ‘crush’ competitors

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Software company sues IBM, Red Hat, claims they ‘conspired’ to ‘crush’ competitors

Lauren Ohnesorge, 01 April 2021

A software firm is suing Red Hat and its parent company, IBM, claiming they “conspired to illegally corner a market and crush competition.”

In a copyright infringement and antitrust lawsuit filed Wednesday in a district court in the Virgin Islands, software firm Xinuous claims IBM “stole” its intellectual property “and used that stolen property to build and sell a product to compete with Xinuous itself.” Continue reading “Article: Software company sues IBM, Red Hat, claims they ‘conspired’ to ‘crush’ competitors”