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

    Google has started removing search results, following the European Court of Justice landmark "right to be forgotten" ruling in May. Bloomberg noted that the internet search engine has removed a link to a Spanish newspaper that was the target of a...

  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. Google Will Alert Searchers About 'Right to Be Forgotten' Link Removals

    Google plans to place an alert at the bottom of each page where it has removed links, after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled last month that users can request that "inadequate, irrelevant, or no longer relevant" links be taken down...

  4. 5 Fast Facts about the EU's Privacy Ruling on Google

    Lee Rowlands, attorney for The American Civil Liberties Union, commented on the EU court ruling, "This result is incompatible with the right to free expression, and it would not be possible on American soil due to protections guaranteed under the...

  5. 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...

  6. Yelp: Court Ruling on Anonymous Customer Reviews 'Could Have a Chilling Effect on Free Speech'

    Hadeed pressed, Yelp resisted, and chose to ignore a county court order, and an additional court was charged with ruling. Consequently, Hadeed alleged that the negative reviewers were not actual customers; instead, the Doe defendants falsely...

  7. 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...

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

    Google doesn't have to delete sensitive personal information from its search engine index, according to a recommendation to the European Court of Justice. Google's vindication came in a recommendation to the Court of Justice by advocate general...

  9. Google Celebrates Gay Pride Month, Supports LGBT Employees

    Supreme Court decisions involving gay rights: California’s Prop 8 allowing same-sex marriage and the ruling on the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Google is celebrating gay pride month in a big way. From its internal committees to its speaker...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

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

    District Court Judge William Alsup said Google "failed to comply" with his order of August 7 in the firm's patent litigation with enterprise database and applications vendor Oracle. The Court is concerned that the parties and/or counsel herein may...