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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  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. 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...

  5. 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.

  6. Google Will Pay Oracle $0 In Damages in Android Copyright Case

    But the court rejected Oracle's other claims, most notably whether Google had copied 37 of Java's application programming interfaces. Aside from the matter of that appeal, the only outstanding issue in the current case is whether Google will make...

  7. Google NSA Relationship Secrecy Continues Despite Courts Efforts

    The Federal Appeals Court has upheld the National Security Agency's decision not to release information confirming or denying if they have a relationship with Google. Court of Appeals for the District of Colombia.

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

    The $1 billion Viacom-YouTube copyright case was reopened by an appeals court. In March 2011, a United States court for the Ninth Circuit (California) ruled in the case of Network Automation, Inc.v. In the 2010 ruling, the court ruled that...

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

    We conclude that the District Court correctly held that the safe harbor requires knowledge or awareness of specific infringing activity, but we vacate the order granting summary judgment because a reasonable jury could find that YouTube had actual...