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

    Google released encrypted search in beta back in May 2010, prior to this class-action lawsuit, and launched it across all searches for signed-in users in 2011. Google agreed to pay $8.5 million to a handful of nonprofits in a federal U.S.class...

  2. Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

    Google Faces Oregon Class Action Lawsuit Over Rogue Data Collection Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) investigation into the allegations, a U.S.

  3. 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 class action seeks "monetary relief for those whose search queries were wrongly shared, and injunctive relief to...

  4. Online Travel Industry Having Tax Problems

    On Tuesday, a federal judge granted San Antonio's motion for class-action certification in its lawsuit against 16 companies including Hotels.com, Expedia.com, Priceline.com and Orbitz. There seems to be a few cities in Texas that want the online...

  5. Search and the Law: Attorney Deborah Wilcox

    So Viacom, and many others that have joined in the lawsuit since it has become a class-action lawsuit and these are now all consolidated cases, are saying that Google should be more proactive, such as being able to figure it out ahead of time...

  6. Blind Person Suing Target For No Alt Tags

    What started as a student suing target.com this time last year, has now grown into a class action lawsuit that just received certification from a federal court judge in California, Reuters reported. According to the ruling, plaintiffs -- including...

  7. SEO Book's Aaron Wall Sued By Traffic-Power Over Revealing "Trade Secrets"

    Wall points over to the Traffic Power Sucks site, a protest site against the firm that talks about how to gain refunds, a possible class action lawsuit and advice from the site's perspective of things to watch out for.