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  1. 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...

  2. 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.

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

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

    MediaPost reported the recipients of the $8.5 million settlement would include the World Privacy Forum; Chicago-Kent's Center for Information, Society, and Policy; Harvard Law's Berkman Center for Internet and Society; and Stanford Law's Center...

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

    In the ruling, Jääskinen said that Google and other search engines are not subject to privacy requirements under existing European data protection law. He explained that based on present law citizens don't have a right to be removed from search...

  10. Google News Snippets, YouTube Embedded Videos Face Legal Challenges in Germany

    Webmasters will need to be much more careful about quoting content from online German publications if a new online copyright law comes into effect in Germany on August 1. The law, which targets search engines that provide snippets, originally would...

  11. Google Reports Surge in Government Takedown Requests

    Another instance involved a UK local law enforcement agency's request to take down a YouTube video that falsely portrayed an official wearing a racist uniform. Local law enforcement also asked that another YouTube video be taken down because it...

  12. Google Challenges U.S. National Security Letter in Court

    If the firm can succeed in its fight against NSLs then it could open the floodgates for others to stand up against a law that some see to be nothing more than a snooper's charter. At the time the company said it was working with the authorities to...

  13. Google Transparency Report Adds Details on Subpoenas, Search Warrants, Court Orders

    Google's Richard Slagado, Legal Director, Law Enforcement and Information Security, stated they will release those numbers in a separate report from here forward and to "stay tuned" for those data. The remaining 10 percent were mostly court orders...