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  1. 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...

  2. 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. In 2011, Avinash Kaushik, one of the world's top analytics experts and an...

  3. Weekly Rundown: Lost Google Image Search Traffic, Facebook Search Ads & More

    Google Video trial to continue to Italian supreme court – PCWorldProsecutor claims three Google execs should be held accountable for a posted video that showed a handicapped student being bullied. Google gets consumer service ultimatum from German...

  4. FTC: Google Demoting Rankings of Competing Vertical Websites is Justifiable

    As a result, the FTC announced that “Google has agreed to a Consent Order that prohibits it from seeking injunctions against a willing licensee, either in federal court or at the ITC, to block the use of any standard-essential patents that the...

  5. Google Sued by Germany’s Former First Lady for Prostitution-Related Search Suggestions

    In another case, an Argentina court ruled Google must censor anti-Semitic search results. This time, Germany’s former First Lady, Bettina Wulff, is taking the search giant to court. BBC reported that Bing also shows defamatory autosuggest results...

  6. Vitaly Borker Gets 4 Years for Threats, Terror Used to Boost Google Rankings

    At his sentencing last week, Borker sobbed openly in court, saying “I had a big mouth and I couldn’t control it. In Rodriguez’s case, it meant harassing phone calls and threats of sexual assault. In one case, he and two other defendants were...

  7. Miami Heat Minority Owner Sues Google Over Unflattering Photo

    Because he is a public figure, the chance of his winning a U.S.court case over a picture he doesn’t like is worse than zero - ever read TMZ? Any court case arguing that Google must not add to the search engine stories which mention the untrue...

  8. Google Won't Erase Links to Max Mosley Hooker Orgy Stories, So He Sues

    In the most recent case, settled in a French court in November, he only walked away with £6000 despite asking for £180,000 in damages. So.a court decided it wasn’t right for News of the World to label the orgy “Nazi” in nature.

  9. Google Forced to Release WikiLeaks Volunteer's Gmail Info

    Google and Sonic.net, a small Internet service provider, have been forced to hand a WikiLeaks volunteer’s email information to the U.S.government under a secret and controversial court order. The court order pertained to the emails of WikiLeaks...

  10. 'The Power of Google' Senate Hearing is Must Watch TV Today

    Senate they are also dealing with numerous antitrust issues in Europe and have court dates in numerous countries. Yelp will be able to tell how their information has been usurped and dropped by Google, while NextTag will be able to present their...