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  1. Wikimedia Blames ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ for Missing Links

    As a result, Wikimedia says, "accurate search results are vanishing in Europe with no public explanation, no real proof, no judicial review and no appeals process. The post says the European court "abandoned its responsibility to protect one of the...

  2. Yelp: Court Ruling on Anonymous Customer Reviews 'Could Have a Chilling Effect on Free Speech'

    The Virginia state Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the carpet cleaning company and insisted that Yelp must reveal the names of those users that otherwise would have remained anonymous. A U.S.court has ordered local business review website Yelp...

  3. Google Seeks Ban on iPhone, iPad in Patent Lawsuit

    Court of Appeals judge Richard Posner dismissed patent infringement claims from both Apple and Motorola in the U.S. District Court, and the ITC is due to make a decision on 24 August as to whether Apple infringes on a Motorola WiFi patent.

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

    Stateside, a U.S.second circuit court of appeals panel overturned a judgment in YouTube’s favor in April this year, reinstating a $1 billion lawsuit against Google by media giant Viacom. So says a judgment by a court in France in the case of TF1...

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

    Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, first filed in 2009 and dismissed by a Virginia court in August 2010, has been revived by a federal appeals court. The appeals court ruling will be one to watch.

  6. YouTube-Viacom Copyright Lawsuit Resurrected by Appeals Court Ruling

    Court of Appeals has resurrected Viacom's $1 billion copyright infringement suit against video-sharing service YouTube. Court of Appeals," Viacom said in a statement issued after the ruling. We conclude that the District Court correctly held that...

  7. Court: Google Image Search Didn’t ‘Irreparably Harm’ Perfect 10’s Porn Business

    Adult website and magazine Perfect 10 has failed to prove to a federal appeals court that Google nearly drove it to bankruptcy by indexing and showing thumbnail images of Perfect 10’s nude female models in Google Image search results for free.

  8. Winklevoss Twins Row Away From Facebook Suit

    Circuit Court of Appeals sided with Facebook and Zuckerberg in April, upholding the settlement made in 2008. The Winklevosses and their partner Divya Narendra dropped their legal dispute against Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg, deciding not to...

  9. Google vs. the World: A Week of Conflicts, Disputes, and Lawsuits

    Language software company Rosetta Stone, which sued Google in 2007 over trademark infringement and lost in August, is taking their case to appeals court, paidContent reported: In its appeal, Rosetta Stone argues that the Virginia federal district...