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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. Google's Universal Privacy Policy Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

    The suit alleged violations of the Wiretap Act, California's Right of Publicity Statute, California's Unfair Competition Law, and others, including breach of contract and commercial misappropriation. A lawsuit against Google over their universal...

  3. Yelp Sues Law Firm Over Supposedly Writing Fake Reviews

    Yelp is suing for supposed "breach of contract, intentional interference with contract, unfair competition, and false advertising. Review site Yelp is no stranger to the court system; it has been sued many times by disgruntled small business owners...

  4. Korea’s FTC Acquits Google of Antitrust Charges

    The Korean Fair Trade Commission acquitted Google of claims it was demonstrating an unfair advantage by preloading its search engine on Android phones. This does not satisfy the competition-restricting condition, which is one of the major issues of...

  5. Scroogled Rises: Microsoft Back on Attack as Google Faces New Antitrust Complaint

    Fairsearch Europe, which describes itself as "organization united to promote economic growth, innovation and choice across the internet" and made up of members including Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle, has filed an antitrust complaint related to...

  6. SEMPO Appeals to FTC for Updated Search Engine Disclosure Guidelines

    If the present FTC guidelines on paid placements are being widely flouted, or if certain industry segments – such as vertical search sites – harbor particular practices that mislead consumers, result in fraud, or offer unfair competitive advantage...

  7. Google Not Responsible for Policing YouTube Content: French Court

    This February, they were ordered to pay $660,000 in damages to Bottin Cartographs after a guilty verdict in that unfair competition case. Google has no obligation to “police (YouTube) content before it is put online as long as it informs users that...

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

    If the companies fail to adhere to the agreement, Harris said they can be prosecuted under California's Unfair Competition Law and False Advertising Law. Less than a week after a Federal Trade Commission report condemned the lack of privacy...

  9. The Art of Winning on AdWords - Lessons from Moneyball

    If you advertise on AdWords, you may find yourself in a similar situation to Billy Beane, facing unfair competition with much deeper pockets than yours. As described in Michael Lewis’ “Moneyball”, Oakland A’s General Manager Billy Beane fielded the...

  10. Google FTC Antitrust Probe Rumors Emerge as ITA Verdict Nears

    The group believes this deal, if allowed, will give Google an unfair competitive advantage and cripple the online travel industry. In addition, two senators, Herb Kohl (D-Wis.and Mike Lee (R-Utah), on the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust...

  11. Google AdWords' Discriminatory Behavior Needs Tweaking, French Regulator Says

    Google AdWords was found to abuse its dominant position on the French market and ordered to clarify both its rules and processes for advertisers, after a complaint by location data company Navx was filed with the French Competition Body, Autorité...