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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

    Dawson (United States District Judge in Nevada) gave Chanel permission to seize 228 domains that, Chanel claimed, were selling counterfeit goods. A Nevada District Court case has ruled in favor of Chanel, allowing the company to take down over 800...

  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. The lawyer for the golf company who manufactured the clubs being copied...

  6. 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.