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  1. Google Forfeiture: Government Splits $500 Million

    East and North Providence police will each receive $60 million, as will the attorney general’s office. Under Australian law, no monetary penalty was allowed, though Google did have to pay the plaintiff’s legal fees.

  2. Scott Richter Is the $6 Million Man of MySpace

    Richter's previous company,, declared bankruptcy in 2005 after Microsoft and the New York Attorney General sued Richter for spamming. They were asking for $50 million, but Richter settled with Microsoft for $7 million and the New...

  3. SEO Mos Def Busted by WA State Atty General: $450,000 Penalty Looms

    SEATTLE – A Washington-based company that sells search engine optimization (SEO) services to small businesses is prohibited from selling or advertising them to new customers under the terms of a settlement announced by Washington State Attorney...

  4. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 2)

    This is the precondition for collecting attorney's fees and statutory damages. If you're really going to have the power of getting cash out of your copyright, you're going to need to be eligible for statutory damages and attorney's fees.

  5. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 1)

    While registration of a copyright is not a requirement for legal protection of a work, it is highly recommended should one find themselves in the position of attempting to collect damages from the infringer, not to mention court costs and attorney...

  6. Daily SearchCast, July 28, 2006: Google Class Action Suit Over Click Fraud Settled; Google Radio Ads; Anti-Phishing Protection In Search Results & More!

    Settlement is here (PDF file), the $30 million in attorney fees is approved, apparently around 500 companies choosing to opt-out. Today's search podcast covers the class action lawsuit settlement against

  7. Daily SearchCast, June 7, 2006: Google Rethinking Chinese Censorship? Rock, Paper, Scissors, US Senator, Google Guy; What People Search For At The CIA Web Site & More!

    He settled out of court by paying off the legal costs and attorney's fees. making your site search more successful; search marketing budgets on the rise; what people search for on the CIA web site and more!

  8. Advertiser Files Complaint To Block Google Click Fraud Settlement

    For its part, Google issued a statement saying the complaint is may be motivated "more by the quest for attorney fees. Of course, the same could be said about the case being settled for what many feel is a cheap price, $90 million -- 1/3 of...

  9. Google Faces Patent Infringement Lawsuit Over Google Talk

    Attorney's fees While doing some research, I've learned that Google is being sued for patent infringement over the VoIP portion of the Google Talk program. I've posted the full text (38 pages; PDF) of the complaint filed by Rates Technology in...