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  1. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    In another case, a Missouri man alleges that Google violated the Wiretap Act and is asking for damages on behalf of 62 million users, according to paidContent. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and AOL are on board with a new White House “Do Not Track...

  2. FTC Investigating if Google Jacked Up AdWords Rates on Microsoft

    Microsoft alleges that Google has illegally inflated advertising rates for Microsoft, Bloomberg reports. Senate today, new details are out about the Federal Trade Commission’s investigation. As Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt prepares to...

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

    The company says that the lower court should have been swayed by its evidence that searchers were confused by AdWords, and alleges that some of the advertisers paying for sponsored links keyed to its trademarks sold counterfeit Rosetta Stone...

  4. Class Action Suit Targets Google for Revealing Users Search Queries

    A federal lawsuit filed in California alleges that Google illegally shared the search queries of its users with third parties. The complaint alleges that Google has "consistently and intentionally designed its services to ensure that user search...

  5. No Yahoo Re-org This Week; 'Creepy' Google; Google Buys BlindType & More [Search News Roundup]

    In a federal court lawsuit, Microsoft alleges nine counts of patent infringement. Gone are SVP of Media Products and Solutions Jeff Kinder and SVP for Cloud Computing Shelton Shugar. CEO Carol Bartz reportedly met with senior leaders Friday and...

  6. Online Travel Industry Having Tax Problems

    The San Antonio suit alleges the online companies collect hotel tax at the retail rate but only pay taxes on the bulk wholesale rate they are charged, " WebProNews reported On Tuesday, a federal judge granted San Antonio's motion for class-action...