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  1. Google Still Taking a Beating Over Max Mosley S&M Party Search Results

    Earlier this year, a German federal court ruled Google must restrict information in its autocomplete when it violates personal rights. Google said in a French court this week that it had removed hundreds of pages for Mosley and stands ready to...

  2. Google Boldly Rejects UK Privacy Laws in Safari Snooping Case

    Federal Trade Commission. According to a statement released by the firm, Google has filed court papers that say it will "contest the right of Safari users in the UK to bring a case in the country they live in and where they use Google's service.

  3. Google to Pay $8.5 Million to Settle Search Query Privacy Case

    Google agreed to pay $8.5 million to a handful of nonprofits in a federal U.S.class-action settlement that claimed the search engine violated user privacy, according to MediaPost. MediaPost reported the recipients of the $8.5 million settlement...

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

    Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, first filed in 2009 and dismissed by a Virginia court in August 2010, has been revived by a federal appeals court. Under Australian law, the court could not levy a monetary fine against...

  5. Google Forfeiture: Government Splits $500 Million

    Under the program allowing the distribution of forfeited funds among law enforcement agencies who participate in federal investigations, they will not be allowed to use the windfall to cover expenses already outlined in their budgets.

  6. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    Meanwhile, a lawsuit was filed in federal court in Delaware against Google because “Google’s willful and knowing actions violated” federal wiretapping laws and other computer-related statutes by bypassing Safari's privacy settings, attorneys for...

  7. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    The answer is yes, he is still under supervision of the court, in the form of Federal probation. However, Linden Lab is not a law enforcement agency or a court. Other activities remain under investigation by another federal investigative agency.

  8. YouTube Wins Case Against Viacom

    David Lieberman of USA TODAY says, "Entertainment companies may find it harder to keep movie and TV show clips from circulating for free online after a federal judge on Wednesday threw out Viacom's hotly contested $1 billion copyright infringement...

  9. Google to Viacom: Don't Turn YouTube into SueTube

    Google said YouTube was faithful to the requirements of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act, saying the federal law was intended to protect companies like YouTube as long as they responded properly to content owners' claims of infringement.

  10. Trademark Law - What Search Marketers Should Know, Part 1

    With a growing number of trademark infringement lawsuits against search engines, and a general ignorance by state and federal legislators on the true application of trademark law itself, few legal guidelines are currently in place for search...