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  1. Yelp Lawsuit Seeks Wages for Yelpers

    A lawsuit filed in California is seeking employment benefits and wages for reviewers (a.k.a. In California, there is actually a law that requires all volunteers or interns of private companies to get paid at least the state minimum wage, unless...

  2. Yelp Sues Law Firm Over Supposedly Writing Fake Reviews

    ABC News reported that the review site is suing a small law firm in San Diego, California, for allegedly posting fake reviews on its site. In late August Yelp filed a lawsuit against McMillan Law Group, a bankruptcy and foreclosure defense law firm...

  3. Google Hit With Patent Lawsuit Over Chrome for Mobile Technology

    Google is being sued by California-based EMG over technologies used in its Chrome mobile web browser. EMG filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that Google's Chrome web browser infringes patents...

  4. Facebook Settles Privacy Lawsuit, Buys Facial Recognition Company Face.com

    The proposed class-action lawsuit accused Facebook of violating California law by featuring user “Likes” as Sponsored Stories without compensation or an opt-out option. California has long recognized a right to protect one's name and likeness...

  5. Facebook Privacy Lawsuit Seeks $15 Billion

    The lawsuit, filed in the Northern California District Court, alleged that the company knowingly infringed on user privacy when it used browser cookies to track activity. Facebook was hit with a $15 billion privacy lawsuit hours before its initial...

  6. Google’s Rosetta Stone AdWords Woes Continue as Case Reopened

    In March 2011, a United States court for the Ninth Circuit (California) ruled in the case of Network Automation, Inc.v. Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, first filed in 2009 and dismissed by a Virginia court in August...

  7. Shareholder Sues Google For Aiding Illegal Drug Sales

    District Court, Northern District of California in San Jose. A Google shareholder has filed a lawsuit against Google CEO Larry Page and the entire board of directors for unspecified damages because the company allowed advertising from online...

  8. Search Week in Review for Oct. 30, 2010

    A federal lawsuit filed in California alleges that Google illegally shared the search queries of its users with third parties. F1 Driver Wins Lawsuit Against Google - WebProNews SEM Basics Organic Search Listings That Drive Clicks by John Greer

  9. Class Action Suit Targets Google for Revealing Users Search Queries

    A federal lawsuit filed in California alleges that Google illegally shared the search queries of its users with third parties. This follows a similar complaint filed by former FTC employee and privacy advocate Christopher Soghoian.

  10. Nikki Catsouras, Death on Highway, Search Engine Victim

    A lawsuit against the California Highway Patrol for allegedly releasing the accident scene pictures has been filed by the parents of Nikki Catsouras. She was an 18-year-old college freshman living in California with her parents and two sisters in...

  11. Blind Person Suing Target For No Alt Tags

    What started as a student suing target.com this time last year, has now grown into a class action lawsuit that just received certification from a federal court judge in California, Reuters reported. District Court for the Northern District of...