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Yelp Lawsuit Seeks Wages for Yelpers

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A lawsuit is seeking employment benefits and wages for reviewers (a.k.a. "Yelpers") that have been posting free reviews on Yelp. The lawsuit claims Yelp has violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and has refused to pay wages to its reviewers. A lawsuit is seeking employment benefits and wages for reviewers (a.k.a. "Yelpers") that have been posting free reviews on Yelp. The lawsuit claims Yelp has violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and has refused to pay wages to its reviewers. 0 Comments

YouTube Wins Case Against Viacom

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A judge granted Google's motion for summary judgment in Viacom's lawsuit with YouTube. The court has decided that YouTube is protected by the safe harbor of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) against claims of copyright infringement. A judge granted Google's motion for summary judgment in Viacom's lawsuit with YouTube. The court has decided that YouTube is protected by the safe harbor of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) against claims of copyright infringement. 0 Comments

Trademark Law - What Search Marketers Should Know, Part 1

Since search became monetized, trademarks have been a front-and-center issue. Today, with the proliferation of paid and organic search listings, search and trademarks have become a growing dilemma for search engines and advertisers alike. Since search became monetized, trademarks have been a front-and-center issue. Today, with the proliferation of paid and organic search listings, search and trademarks have become a growing dilemma for search engines and advertisers alike. 0 Comments