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  1. Google Begins Removing Search Results to Comply With 'Right to be Forgotten'

    Bloomberg noted that the internet search engine has removed a link to a Spanish newspaper that was the target of a court case by Mario Costeja Gonzalez. Google has started removing search results, following the European Court of Justice landmark...

  2. Google Censorship Ruling in Canada Has Worldwide Implications

    One Canadian court ruling would have you believe that global control is the answer. The Supreme Court of British Columbia ruled in favor of Equustek Solutions and issued a temporary injunction. In May, Argentinian model Maria Belen Rodriguez took...

  3. 5 Fast Facts about the EU's Privacy Ruling on Google

    On May 13, the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the highest court in Europe, ruled against Google in a landmark privacy case, asserting that EU citizens have a "right to be forgotten. The Court ruled against Google, mandating that EU citizens have...

  4. Google Must 'Forget' Unfavorable Search Results in Europe

    This could be the new reality in Europe as Europe's high court has ruled that Google and other search engines are required to remove results that are deemed to "appear to be inadequate, irrelevant or no longer relevant, or excessive in relation to...

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

    The court ordered Yelp to comply in order to ascertain whether this is the case. A U.S.court has ordered local business review website Yelp to reveal the names of seven of its anonymous reviewers. Hadeed pressed, Yelp resisted, and chose to ignore...

  6. Google Wins Book Lawsuit: Judge Rules Digitization Service 'Fair Use'

    This case presents a fundamental challenge to copyright that merits review by a higher court. The Authors Guild said it would appeal the decision: "We disagree with and are disappointed by the court's decision today," the Guild's director Paul...

  7. Google '(Not Provided)' Keywords: 10 Ways to Get Organic Search Data

    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for greater transparency. Tin foil hats aside, neither of those options make a good case for why Google made the secure search change. SEO professionals have been dealing with the "(not provided)" issue in...

  8. Yelp Sues Law Firm Over Supposedly Writing Fake Reviews

    But Yelp says its lawsuit against McMillan has nothing to do with the small claims court case. Review site Yelp is no stranger to the court system; it has been sued many times by disgruntled small business owners upset over its business practices...

  9. Google Still Taking a Beating Over Max Mosley S&M Party Search Results

    Google said in a French court this week that it had removed hundreds of pages for Mosley and stands ready to remove others he identifies, but that the law does not support his demand for the creation of "an unprecedented new Internet censorship...