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  1. 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...

  2. 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. This blog presents publicly available information...

  3. Google vs. the World: A Week of Conflicts, Disputes, and Lawsuits

    Language software company Rosetta Stone, which sued Google in 2007 over trademark infringement and lost in August, is taking their case to appeals court, paidContent reported: In its appeal, Rosetta Stone argues that the Virginia federal district...

  4. Search and the Law: Attorney Deborah Wilcox

    But in the same respect, there are very few clear, legal decisions on some of these boundaries, because the technology keeps changing so fast, and it takes years for these court cases to wind their ways through the system to get to opinions that...

  5. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 1)

    And it's really cheap: there's no litigation, court costs, or filing fees. The DMCA is fully enforceable by law, with civil suits able to be filed in federal court for both compensatory and punitive damages.

  6. KinderStart Becomes KinderStopped In Ranking Lawsuit Against Google

    If the meter doesn't go away, certainly Google needs to take a harder look at what it says about both the Google Toolbar and keyword rankings if it doesn't want to be vulnerable in future court cases (plus just be consistent with the public).

  7. Forget Google Print Copyright Infringement; Search Engines Already Infringe

    A court later found that there were fair use elements involved with showing thumbnails of these images. When I've written on such issues in the past, my own view as been that ultimately, a court will likely rule the value of web search combined...

  8. Search Engines And Legal Issues

    Meta Tag Lawsuits The link above will take you to a page within Search Engine Watch that summarizes major lawsuits and court cases involving meta tags. Microsoft and Ticketmaster settled their dispute over internal linking out-of-court.

  9. Search Engines and Trademark Issues

    Jeffrey Rohrs of Optiem said that "courts are inherently unoriginal" in deciding actual court cases surrounding online trademark abuse because there are no precedents that are comparable, and often make a poor attempt to create an analogy from...

  10. Search Engines and Trademark Issues

    Jeffrey Rohrs of Optiem said that "courts are inherently unoriginal" in deciding actual court cases surrounding online trademark abuse because there are no precedents that are comparable, and often make a poor attempt to create an analogy from...