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  1. Google Faces New Mobile Search Monopoly Antitrust Lawsuit

    District Court for the Northern District of California, these agreements were hidden and marked to be viewed only by attorneys, and it alleged that Google is in violation of a variety of federal and state antitrust laws, including the Sherman Act...

  2. Another Loss for Viacom in Endless YouTube Copyright Legal Battle

    District Court Judge Louis Stanton has confirmed, once again, that YouTube operates well within the rules of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and therefore is protected by safe harbor. For the second time, a federal court correctly rejected...

  3. Last Ditch Efforts to Halt New Google Privacy Policy

    District Judge Amy Jackson didn’t agree, and basically told EPIC it isn’t the court’s job to tell agencies like the FTC how to do their job. A federal court dismissed a lawsuit the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) brought against the U.S.

  4. Judge Orders ALL Search Engines, Social Networks to De-index Seized Websites

    A Nevada District Court case has ruled in favor of Chanel, allowing the company to take down over 800 domain names that sell counterfeit products. Some feel this judge was extending well beyond his jurisdiction for a District Court ruling by...

  5. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    District Court, Western District of Washington, case number 01CR00310RSL- and this information is public- call them yourself if you want) was submitted alleging that zFire (Mike Prime) had violated his conditions of supervision by:

  6. SEO Fined More Than Site Owner of Counterfeit Merchandise Site

    District Court for South Carolina ordered Bright Builders to pay $770,750 in statutory damages and Christopher Prince, owner of the web site, $28,250, according to lawyers for the plaintiff, Cleveland Golf Company Inc," InternetRetailer noted.

  7. Homeland Security Seized Torrent Domain That Gave Same Results Google Still Does

    Homeland Security with help from ICANN has seized the domain of a torrent search site and posted a notice stating: "This domain name has been seized by ICE Homeland Security Investigations, pursuant to a seizure warrant issued by a United States...

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

    In its appeal, Rosetta Stone argues that the Virginia federal district court that found in Google's favor got it wrong on numerous counts. Language software company Rosetta Stone, which sued Google in 2007 over trademark infringement and lost in...

  9. Google to Viacom: Don't Turn YouTube into SueTube

    District Court in Manhattan in response to Viacom's lawsuit alleging that the Internet has led to "an explosion of copyright infringement" by YouTube and others. Google said YouTube was faithful to the requirements of the 1998 Digital Millennium...

  10. FBI Spies, Prostitution Rings, Eliot Spitzer, Yahoo!

    Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York for the content of the e-mail account entitled "empero[email protected]" used "primarily by Mark Brenner and Cecil Suwal to recruit new prostitutes for the Emperors Club.

  11. Blind Person Suing Target For No Alt Tags

    District Court for the Northern District of California also rejected Target's motion for summary judgment in the case, according to the ruling filed October 2. What started as a student suing this time last year, has now grown into a...