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  1. Google, Top Ad Networks Team With White House to Fight Piracy, Counterfeiting

    Google, arguably the most important internet ad broker, said the "Best Practices for Ad Networks to Address Piracy and Counterfeiting" would "maintain and post policies prohibiting websites that are principally dedicated to selling counterfeit...

  2. Google Under Fire Again for Providing Easy Access to Prescription Drugs

    In a statement, Google said of the recent allegations by Hood, "We take the safety of our users very seriously and we've explained to Attorney General Hood how we enforce policies to combat rogue online pharmacies and counterfeit drugs.

  3. Google’s Rosetta Stone AdWords Woes Continue as Case Reopened

    They also prohibit the promotion of counterfeit goods through their AdWords program, though this is defined within their policy as having “a trademark or logo that is identical to or substantially indistinguishable from the trademark of another.

  4. Judge Orders ALL Search Engines, Social Networks to De-index Seized Websites

    A Nevada District Court case has ruled in favor of Chanel, allowing the company to take down over 800 domain names that sell counterfeit products. The judge who made the ruling allowed Chanel's evaluation, which for the most part involved...

  5. SEO Fined More Than Site Owner of Counterfeit Merchandise Site

    The jury found that web hosts and SEO's cannot rely solely on third parties to police their web sites and provide actual notice of counterfeit sales from the brand owners. Warning to all SEO consultants: you better read the copy you're working on...

  6. Feds To Push More Online Copyright Crackdowns

    CyberMonday saw Homeland Security seize about 80 websites selling counterfeit products and providing access to pirated movies. White House intellectual property czar Victoria Espinel told a conference Monday that there will be more domain seizures...

  7. Did Senator Wyden Save The Internet?

    Each year, online piracy and the sale of counterfeit goods cost American businesses billions of dollars and result in hundreds of thousands of lost jobs," said Leahy, the Tech, the MIT newspaper reported.