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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. Lee Rowlands, attorney for The American Civil Liberties Union...

  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. 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...

  6. Opinion: Search Engines Not Responsible for Deleting Personal Data From Index

    However, the opinion was given to the judges of the court who have now begun their deliberations in the case. Google doesn't have to delete sensitive personal information from its search engine index, according to a recommendation to the European...

  7. 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...

  8. Google Not Responsible for Content of Paid Search Ads, Australian Court Rules

    The Australian High Court’s ruling overturns a Federal Court ruling from last April, which found Google guilty of engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct in four cases between 2005 and 2008 – based on a prior court decision that found a...

  9. Failure to Comply: Judge Orders Google to Reveal Paid Media Relationships

    The Court is concerned that the parties and/or counsel herein may have retained or paid print or internet authors, journalists, commentators or bloggers who have and/or may publish comments on the issues in this case," Alsup's order read.