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Lawsuit: City sidestepped law in enacting 'Cloud Tax' via administrative ruling on streaming media

Jonathan Bilyk Sep. 11, 2015, 4:56pm

A group of Chicago residents who subscribe to a range of online streaming media services, including Netflix, Xbox Live, Amazon Prime and Spotify, have sued City Hall, asserting the decision by the city’s comptroller to tax the services under the city’s existing amusement tax is illegal. On Sept. 9, the Chicago-based legal non-profit Liberty Justice Center filed the complaint challenging the so-called “Cloud Tax” in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of six Chicago residents.

Polsinelli law firm hit with suit accusing it of not paying nearly $300,000 bill for IT project

Jonathan Bilyk Apr. 4, 2014, 10:57am

GriffinA Schaumburg-based IT contractor is suing a law firm over claims it has refused to pay almost $300,000 for an information technology project the contractor completed on an expedited basis over the holidays.IncWorx Consulting brought its action March 19 in Chicago's federal court against Polsinelli, a law firm headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., with offices in Chicago, St. Louis, New York, Los

Woman files class action suit over "MyFord Touch" system

Kenneth Lowe Jan. 16, 2014, 11:35am


Man sues Apple, Microsoft and Sony for patent infringement

Andrew Thomason Dec. 10, 2013, 11:25am