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  1. FTC: Google Demoting Rankings of Competing Vertical Websites is Justifiable

    The FTC concluded: we find that the evidence presented at this time does not support the allegation that Google’s display of its own vertical content at or near the top of its search results page was a product design change undertaken without a...

  2. FTC Investigating if Google Jacked Up AdWords Rates on Microsoft

    On the first allegation, a Google spokesperson told Google that it was likely due to keyword relevance rather than an individual assault on Microsoft. On the second allegation, he said, “We never forbid advertisers from advertising on other platforms.

  3. Google Fights Claims of Bias in Instant, Local Search

    Yesterday, Amit Singhal, Google Fellow and head of the company's search quality, ranking, and algorithm team, denied another common allegation: that Google Instant favors big brands. Google has been busy defending itself from accusations of bias in...

  4. Google Won Keyword Trademark Lawsuit: Rescuecom v. Google

    Specifically, the court said, "Defendant's internal use of plaintiff's trademark trigger sponsored links is not a use of a trademark.because there is no allegation that defendant places plaintiff's trademarks on any goods, containers, displays, or...

  5. Daily SearchCast, Aug. 31, 2005: Google Selling Print Ads, Yahoo Apologizing For Ad Management Woes, France To Fund Eurosearch, SEO Blogger Sued Over Trade Secrets Allegation, Google Meets South Park

    Today's search podcast covers Google selling ads in print, Yahoo apologizing for ad management problems and issuing refunds, an SEO blogger sued by an SEO firm for allegedly revealing trade secrets, France to fund a European search engine to take...

  6. The Search Engine Report - April 2, 2003 Number 77

    At the end of each allegation, I'll provide my own verdict about how seriously a typical person may wish to consider each claim. About The Report The Search Engine Report is a monthly newsletter that covers developments with search engines and...