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European Countries

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

    In light of the most recent European ruling on the so-called "Right to Be Forgotten," Google issued a public, or what it called "transparent," response to a questionnaire it received from the Article 29 Working Party, an organization comprised of...

  2. Google Censorship Ruling in Canada Has Worldwide Implications

    Also in May, European courts ruled in favor of a Spanish man who brought a case against Google due to search results that contained "embarrassing" financial information – the case that has become widely known as the "right to be forgotten.

  3. 5 Fast Facts about the EU's Privacy Ruling on Google

    Their ruling, which cannot be appealed, will apply to all 28 countries in the European Union. On May 13, the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the highest court in Europe, ruled against Google in a landmark privacy case, asserting that EU citizens...

  4. Google Still Taking a Beating Over Max Mosley S&M Party Search Results

    Max Mosley, former president of the FIA and Formula One racing is still battling Google in an epic suit that's gone after the search engine in two European countries over search results he wants gone.

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

    The German Federal Court of Justice ruled that embedded videos don't infringe copyright under German laws, however, it could still violate European laws. If the CJEU decides that German law is not compatible with, the Germans will have to...

  6. International SEO Gone Wrong: 7 Assumptions Can Ruin Your Program

    A 2007 US Census Bureau report put the number of Americans speaking Spanish “very well” in their homes at more than 18 million people with an additional 6 million or so speaking it “well,” while nearly 7 million Americans spoke an Indo-European...

  7. BlueGlass Acquires Idealizer, Secures European Hub

    Tampa-based BlueGlass has strengthened its European presence with the acquisition of Swiss digital marketing agency Idealizer. Founded in 2007, Idealizer specializes in search and content marketing, According to Zwicky, the Swiss team’s offerings...

  8. Going Global: Localize Your Message for Holiday Retail Traffic

    One of the largest European retailers with 171 stores in the UK and Republic of Ireland with an additional 69 international franchise stores across 26 countries, Debenhams expanded its global presence by launching an online store in Germany.

  9. How Buzzman Rewrote the Rules of Fiction to Create Relevant Video Content

    Furthermore, although the campaign was initially focussed on european territories, the campaign spread through 190 countries. The hunter is French but as this was a pan-european campaign with the potential of going viral in english speaking...

  10. Italy Antitrust Chief Warns of Google Publishing Monopoly

    The European Commission (EC) gave Google a July deadline to address antitrust concerns. We operate in over 100 countries around the world, and the Internet is disruptive by its nature," Google said in a response to Pitruzzelia's comments.

  11. CIVETS: New Global Marketing Opportunities in Emerging Economies

    The CIVETS countries currently have 176 million Internet users – more than any European country on its own – and that number is set to rise. Many economists regard the CIVETS countries – Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey, and South Africa...

  12. Bing-Yahoo European Search Ad Integration Starts in 2012

    Bing and Yahoo are now preparing to integrate their search ad functionality in several European countries. Yahoo and Microsoft announced that "The European roll out is scheduled to begin with the UK, Ireland and France in the second quarter of 2012.