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  1. Google Faces New Mobile Search Monopoly Antitrust Lawsuit

    District Court for the Northern District of California, these agreements were hidden and marked to be viewed only by attorneys, and it alleged that Google is in violation of a variety of federal and state antitrust laws, including the Sherman Act...

  2. Only 52% of Facebook Ad Spend is Outside the U.S. [Study]

    Understand International Laws and Regulations Because Facebook in the APAC region has a significant amount of users and low advertising competition, Marin said it's amongst the most promising for reaching a target audience through the social platform.

  3. Google's Universal Privacy Policy Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

    We are confident that our new simple, clear and transparent privacy policy respects all European data protection laws and principles. The suit alleged violations of the Wiretap Act, California's Right of Publicity Statute, California's Unfair...

  4. InboundWriter Promises More Insight into How Content Will Perform Prior to Publishing

    At the same time, we know that these web laws of nature can't be ignored if you want to have strong and consistent performance. With this data, Besthoff said brands don't have to see the actual content to know whether or not a particular piece of...

  5. Google Submits Response to EC Antitrust Regulators

    Theoretically Google could face a fine as high as $4 billion – 10 percent of its global turnover – if found to be in breach of European laws. Competition Commissioner Joaquín Almunia confirmed that Google submitted the documents Thursday evening...

  6. Is Google Trust Being Scroogled?

    We believe in enforcement of existing laws to prevent anticompetitive behavior that harms consumers. Speaking of fair, there is a group that has emerged called FairSearch, which claims to be "a group of businesses and organizations united to...

  7. FTC to Drop Vertical Search Antitrust Case Against Google? No Consumer Harm Found

    As European Commission vice chairman Joaquin Almunia has indicated publicly, the evidence clearly shows Google's search bias and manipulation of the display of results in favour of its own products and away from other services is a violation of...

  8. Google Told to Fix 4 Areas in Search, Advertising to End Antitrust Inquiry

    The EC has the power to fine firms as much as 10 percent of their annual revenues, if they are found to have breached competition laws. Competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia said that its initial investigations had identified four areas of...

  9. Google, Apple, Microsoft Agree to Mobile App Privacy Changes

    The agreement, which came about after pressure from the U.S.justice system and California's attorney general, Kamala Harris, will bring the mobile application market in line with California laws, and requires all applications that collect personal...

  10. 10 Ways Rehashed Content Fails Your Website

    If you duplicate content from elsewhere online word for word, you risk falling foul of copyright laws or duplicated content filtering for that single page. Successive search engine algorithm updates only prioritize good-quality copy; invest in your...

  11. SEMPO Tells Government: Don't Censor Search Engines

    Why should looking for things on the Internet be subject to government regulation, any more than you'd expect laws on how you could do research at your local library? The idea of the market system is that competition drives innovation because, as...

  12. Back to School: Now That’s What I Call a PPC Strategy!

    These laws apply to online purchases as well. You can also “stake out” a higher position at a time when there’s less competition, improving your quality score and helping you maintain visibility when the competition heats up.