Dow Jones Files $5M Suit Over WSJ Headline Theft

Law360, Los Angeles (January 9, 2014, 7:14 PM EST) -- The owner of The Wall Street Journal on Thursday launched a $5 million lawsuit against a real-time audio news service known as a “squawker,” alleging the company is stealing its content mere seconds after it’s published and selling it on the cheap.

RANsquawk, the United Kingdom-based company that sells packages of breaking news it then broadcasts to traders, is cutting in on Dow Jones & Co.’s business, which relies somewhat on the exclusivity of the news content it has invested labor and other expenses into reporting,...
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Case Title

Dow Jones & Company, Inc. v. Real-Time Analysis & News, Ltd.


Case Number

1:14-cv-00131

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Property: Other

Judge

Jesse M. Furman

Date Filed

January 9, 2014

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