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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

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

    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 Aitken said. This case presents a fundamental challenge to copyright that merits review by a...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

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

    This time, Germany’s former First Lady, Bettina Wulff, is taking the search giant to court. In another case, an Argentina court ruled Google must censor anti-Semitic search results. In piracy cases, companies are offered protection by Google by way...

  7. Miami Heat Minority Owner Sues Google Over Unflattering Photo

    Any court case arguing that Google must not add to the search engine stories which mention the untrue allegations will be reportable: for court cases and evidence are reportable under privilege. Because he is a public figure, the chance of his...

  8. Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests

    In some cases, they must consider local laws and may be facing down a court order, even if complying seems like participating in censorship. Over the weekend, data was released for the period of July to December 2011, showing a total of 467 court...

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

    Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, first filed in 2009 and dismissed by a Virginia court in August 2010, has been revived by a federal appeals court. The appeals court ruling will be one to watch.