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  1. 5 Fast Facts about the EU's Privacy Ruling on Google

    Lee Rowlands, attorney for The American Civil Liberties Union, commented on the EU court ruling, "This result is incompatible with the right to free expression, and it would not be possible on American soil due to protections guaranteed under the...

  2. Bing Denies Censoring Search Results, Blames 'Glitch'

    Microsoft is a signatory to the Global Network Initiative, which is an effort by a multi-stakeholder group of companies, civil society organizations (including human rights and press freedom groups), investors, and academics to protect and advance...

  3. Google Doodle Marks 50th Anniversary of King's 'I Have a Dream' Speech

    The speech is considered a defining moment in the American Civil Rights Movement, and was in response to the civil rights legislation President Kennedy had proposed in June of that year. Today's Google Doodle celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.s "I...

  4. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    American Civil Liberties Union If enacted, S.968 - Protect IP Act (PIPA) and HR.3261, The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), would negatively affect all Internet-based businesses, traditional businesses that have Internet presences or divisions...

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

    Martin Luther King Jr.s birthday, I wanted to depict the steadfastness of his approach to civil rights. King's acts of civil disobedience made him a symbol for equality. Day, the holiday has only been officially celebrated in all 50 states since...

  6. 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. A recent ruling in Craigslist's favor may let our paid ad suppliers rest a bit...

  7. 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: Don't go out and attempt to enforce your rights if...

  8. 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...