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  1. 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...

  2. '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...

  3. Beast Wars: The Bunny People vs. The Horse People

    But as silly as this might sound it's really only about what any other civil lawsuit is about: money. Often, people tend to doubt that there's real money at stake selling virtual goods. Despite estimates that virtual goods will become a $10 billion...

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

    They will pay a $118,386 civil penalty and $35,959 in attorneys' fees. So will the lawsuit put the SEO firm out-of-business? But the state alleged the company continued to engage in essentially the same unlawful acts that gave rise to the original...

  5. 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: Preparing for a copyright lawsuit

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. Daily SearchCast, August 23, 2006: Is Google Bad For Other Businesses? Will Brazil Close Google's Offices There? Isn't Yahoo Coupon Finder Cool? And More!

    It covers that prosecutors want permission to file a civil lawsuit against Google, with a $61 million. Will Brazil close Google's offices there in a data dispute? Is Yahoo's coupon finder the coolest thing?

  9. SEO Book's Aaron Wall Sued By Traffic-Power Over Revealing "Trade Secrets"

    I believe the letter is suggesting that Traffic Power will pursue all legal remedies both criminal and civil to resolve this matter. In conclusion, Traffic Power has assured me that they would much prefer a civil dialog with their critics instead...

  10. The Search Engine Report September 3, 1997 - Number 10

    Oppedahl & Larson Complaint Civil Action No. Lawsuit Over Meta Tag Keywords A lawsuit has been filed over the use of someone's trademark in the meta tags of another company's web page. Moreover, this lawsuit and future ones like it are quite likely...