Student Beats Microsoft Legally By Himself
Queue the Microsoft lawyers.
The predictable happened; Zamos was sued by Microsoft, claiming (and I kid you not), that Zamos' sale on eBay cost Microsoft hundreds of thousands of dollars in "irreparable damage." They demanded that Zamos hand over his eBay profits ($143.50) and also pay for Microsoft's legal expenses.
To read about how Zamos single-handedly won his case without hiring outside counsel, check out this article from Cleveland Scene.
Thankfully it appears that after a few highly visible gaffs like this (anyone remember Mike Rowe Soft?), and some public prodding from people like Robert Scoble, Microsoft has taken another look at the way they handle this type of situation.