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  1. Court Rules Yelp May Demand Money for Adding and Removing Reviews

    This important law outlines how websites are supposed to handle content in light of the growing free market that the Internet represents. It's also significant that Yelp won this lawsuit, according to Minc, because it is now case law and can be...

  2. Google Responds to 'Right to Be Forgotten' Questionnaire

    Additionally, they believe the court ruling was based on outdated principles and it was a mistake to assume it even exists in law. Country whose law applies to the request; The breakdown by country for the six largest countries in terms of requests...

  3. Google Begins Removing Search Results to Comply With 'Right to be Forgotten'

    A Search of Gonzalez's name now shows text at the bottom of the page, which reads, "Some results may have been removed under data-protection law in Europe. Google has started removing search results, following the European Court of Justice landmark...

  4. Google Censorship Ruling in Canada Has Worldwide Implications

    A Google spokesperson drew attention to the fact that the injunction would result in "imposing Canadian law around the world". Law professor Michael Geist wrote: One Canadian court ruling would have you believe that global control is the answer.

  5. 5 Fast Facts about the EU's Privacy Ruling on Google

    I expect that the default action by search engines will be to take down information," said Orla Lynskey, a lecturer in law at the London School of Economics. The Court ruled against Google, mandating that EU citizens have a say in what Google can...

  6. Google Faces New Mobile Search Monopoly Antitrust Lawsuit

    District Court for the Northern District of California, these agreements were hidden and marked to be viewed only by attorneys, and it alleged that Google is in violation of a variety of federal and state antitrust laws, including the Sherman Act...

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

    As we have long said, Google Books is in compliance with copyright law and acts like a card catalog for the digital age, giving users the ability to find books to buy or borrow. The Authors Guild said it would appeal the decision: "We disagree with...

  8. Yelp Sues Law Firm Over Supposedly Writing Fake Reviews

    ABC News reported that the review site is suing a small law firm in San Diego, California, for allegedly posting fake reviews on its site. In late August Yelp filed a lawsuit against McMillan Law Group, a bankruptcy and foreclosure defense law firm...

  9. 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...