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  1. Google Doodle Honors Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    King's acts of civil disobedience made him a symbol for equality. Martin Luther King Jr.s birthday, I wanted to depict the steadfastness of his approach to civil rights. Our president is African-American, and there are blacks on the Supreme Court...

  2. Google Pays $500M to Avoid DOJ Prosecution on Drug Ads

    Google followed up in December by filing a civil lawsuit against “rogue pharmacies” in New York, Tennessee, and Ohio that deliberately broke Google’s advertising rules. Google has obtained court orders banning some of the rogue pharmacies named in...

  3. 'Rogue' Drug Ads May Cost Google $500 Million

    Then, in December, Google posted "Taking rogue pharmacies to court," announcing they were filing a civil lawsuit in San Jose, Calif.against advertisers they said deliberately broke Google's rules. Google settled civil allegations in 2007 for $3...

  4. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    Few people are losing (or making) enough money to make the legal fees involved in the pursuit of a civil case worth it, or the time it would take. District Court, Western District of Washington, case number 01CR00310RSL- and this information is...

  5. Sony Wants Google To Give Info On Commenters, Viewers Of PS3 Hack Video

    The DMCA makes it either a civil or criminal offense to traffic in wares meant to circumvent devices protecting copyrighted works. Sony has gone to court to have Google give them access to information of viewers and the people who have commented on...

  6. Homeland Security Seized Torrent Domain That Gave Same Results Google Still Does

    USC covers civil forfeiture of property real and personal for various legal infringements. Homeland Security with help from ICANN has seized the domain of a torrent search site and posted a notice stating: "This domain name has been seized by ICE...

  7. Craigslist Ruling: Does This Extend To Our Paid Ads?

    Two years ago, the Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed a suit which accused Craigslist of posting discriminatory ads under the Fair Housing Act. Appellate Court ruled they aren't liable for discrimination as an advertising...

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

    Attorney Deborah Wilcox, partner at Baker and Hostetler and co-chair of her firm's national Intellectual Property Litigation practice, added the following preparations before filing a civil suit: Now, what if you decide to pursue your copyright...

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

    The DMCA is fully enforceable by law, with civil suits able to be filed in federal court for both compensatory and punitive damages. The reality is, copyrights are just as enforceable and punishable with online works as anywhere else, and harsh...

  10. Search Records Requests under Patriot Act Ruled Unconstitutional

    The lawsuit which resulted in this ruling was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and for those with a legal interest or extreme insomnia will find the entire report here on the ACLU site. Yesterday controversial elements of the Patriot...