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

    This latest part began in 2012 following a judge's ruling that The Guild could file a class action lawsuit against the search giant. This case presents a fundamental challenge to copyright that merits review by a higher court.

  2. Google to Pay $8.5 Million to Settle Search Query Privacy Case

    Google agreed to pay $8.5 million to a handful of nonprofits in a federal U.S.class-action settlement that claimed the search engine violated user privacy, according to MediaPost. Google released encrypted search in beta back in May 2010, prior to...

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

    This case could potentially become a class action lawsuit. 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...

  4. Facebook Settles Privacy Lawsuit, Buys Facial Recognition Company Face.com

    The proposed class-action lawsuit accused Facebook of violating California law by featuring user “Likes” as Sponsored Stories without compensation or an opt-out option. This transaction simply brings a world-class team and a longtime technology...

  5. Trademark: The Next Generation

    We know from the class-action moneymaking scenarios of years past that everyone except the lawyers lose in trademark class-action litigation. Last week's Second Circuit Court ruling in the case of Rescuecom Corp.v.

  6. Ask and LookSmart Send Out Click Fraud Settlement Letters

    The Settlement Notice informs you of the Court's certification of a class for settlement purposes; the nature of the claims alleged; your right to participate in, or exclude yourself from, the class; a proposed settlement; and how you can claim an...

  7. Search and the Law: Attorney Deborah Wilcox

    So Viacom, and many others that have joined in the lawsuit since it has become a class-action lawsuit and these are now all consolidated cases, are saying that Google should be more proactive, such as being able to figure it out ahead of time...

  8. Blind Person Suing Target For No Alt Tags

    What started as a student suing target.com this time last year, has now grown into a class action lawsuit that just received certification from a federal court judge in California, Reuters reported. District Court for the Northern District of...

  9. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 2)

    If you know there are other businesses or individuals with legitimate uses who have suffered as you have, there may even be an organization willing to represent you in a class-action suit. We're not a court.

  10. KinderStart Becomes KinderStopped In Ranking Lawsuit Against Google

    Fire away with that class action suit. Two class action suits over click fraud, where defendants have real monetary claims arising out of actual contacts with the major search engines, have netted around $60 million for advertisers for over four...