Ground Zero

Selling 9/11: The Strange Market for Relics of Tragedy

As America prepares to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, eBay is seeing a surge in sales of relics and memorabilia from the World Trade Center and the terrorist attacks, fueled partly by speculators, and partly by our desire to connect with history, however painful.

Legal Briefing: Facebook Trying to Patent "Face"

Facebook went after teachers' networking site Teachbook, claiming that anything "--book" and social networking infringes its mark. Now, Facebook is trying to patent its name's first syllable: Face.