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Google Not Responsible for Policing YouTube Content: French Court

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Court rules Google has no obligation to “police (YouTube) content before it is put online as long as it informs users that posting television shows, music videos, concerts or advertisements without prior consent of the owner is not allowed.” Court rules Google has no obligation to “police (YouTube) content before it is put online as long as it informs users that posting television shows, music videos, concerts or advertisements without prior consent of the owner is not allowed.” 0 Comments

Google’s Rosetta Stone AdWords Woes Continue as Case Reopened

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Part of Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google Inc., dismissed in 2010, have been revived by a federal appeals court. Google will once again face the courts over their sale of trademarked terms as AdWords keywords. Part of Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google Inc., dismissed in 2010, have been revived by a federal appeals court. Google will once again face the courts over their sale of trademarked terms as AdWords keywords. 0 Comments

Google to Protest SOPA on Home Page Tomorrow

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Millions of people visiting Google’s home page tomorrow will be greeted with a link demonstrating the company’s opposition to controversial anti-piracy bill SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, as other sites plan for a complete blackout. Millions of people visiting Google’s home page tomorrow will be greeted with a link demonstrating the company’s opposition to controversial anti-piracy bill SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, as other sites plan for a complete blackout. 0 Comments

Yahoo Hits $610 Million Jackpot in Lottery Scam Case

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A U.S. district court in New York issued a ruling in favor of Yahoo, ordering the defendants to pay $583 million in damages from violations of the CAN-SPAM Act, as well as $27 million in damages for trademark infringement. A U.S. district court in New York issued a ruling in favor of Yahoo, ordering the defendants to pay $583 million in damages from violations of the CAN-SPAM Act, as well as $27 million in damages for trademark infringement. 0 Comments

3 Reasons to Spend Money on Branded Terms

Bidding on your own branded terms protects your ad space, guarantees placement in SERPs, and increases brand awareness. Here's how. Bidding on your own branded terms protects your ad space, guarantees placement in SERPs, and increases brand awareness. Here's how. 0 Comments

Internet Law 101, Part 2

Learn the basics about copyrighting your Web site content, Web agreements, privacy policy issues, and domain issues including cybersquatting, typosquatting, hijacking, and transfer fraud. Learn the basics about copyrighting your Web site content, Web agreements, privacy policy issues, and domain issues including cybersquatting, typosquatting, hijacking, and transfer fraud. 0 Comments

Internet Law 101, Part 1

The basics of trademark law and some guidelines on the proper use of testimonials and endorsements. The basics of trademark law and some guidelines on the proper use of testimonials and endorsements. 0 Comments

SearchDay | Focus on Conversions

Today's search engine marketing news and opinion: Judging PPC Performance: Focus on Conversions; Click Forensics Releases New Trademark Tracking Tool; Meet the New Ask.com (Again); and more. Today's search engine marketing news and opinion: Judging PPC Performance: Focus on Conversions; Click Forensics Releases New Trademark Tracking Tool; Meet the New Ask.com (Again); and more. 0 Comments

Search Marketers' Wish Lists

We've collected the "wish lists" of several search engine marketers, sharing what they want most from search engines in the coming year. We've collected the "wish lists" of several search engine marketers, sharing what they want most from search engines in the coming year. 0 Comments