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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. Yelp: Court Ruling on Anonymous Customer Reviews 'Could Have a Chilling Effect on Free Speech'

    This ruling also shows the need for strong state and federal legislation to prevent meritless lawsuits aimed solely at stifling free speech. The order follows a lawsuit filed by a firm called Hadeed Carpet Cleaning, which suspected that some of the...

  3. Google Not Responsible for Content of Paid Search Ads, Australian Court Rules

    The Australian High Court’s ruling overturns a Federal Court ruling from last April, which found Google guilty of engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct in four cases between 2005 and 2008 – based on a prior court decision that found a...

  4. Google’s Rosetta Stone AdWords Woes Continue as Case Reopened

    Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, first filed in 2009 and dismissed by a Virginia court in August 2010, has been revived by a federal appeals court. A successful lawsuit in one country doesn’t necessarily mean global...

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

    Meanwhile, a lawsuit was filed in federal court in Delaware against Google because “Google’s willful and knowing actions violated” federal wiretapping laws and other computer-related statutes by bypassing Safari's privacy settings, attorneys for...

  6. Adult Companies Bring Antitrust Lawsuit Against ICANN, .XXX Registry

    Two adult entertainment companies have filed a federal antitrust lawsuit against the operators of the .xxx top-level domain, and the administrator of the Domain Name System (DNS), alleging violations related to the controversial TLD, AVN reported.

  7. Google’s Legal Woes: U.S. Government, Motorola, AT&T ... Al Franken?

    A number of updates on Google legal and antitrust woes cropped up this week, as the Department of Interior/Microsoft case came to a close, the Google/Motorola deal received a second request, and Google filed to prevent release of proprietary...

  8. Google Cleared to Buy ITA

    Under the settlement, which still needs federal court approval, Google is required to: The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division today filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in U.S. Seems today's Department of Justice proposed settlement has appeased...

  9. EU Asks Advertisers: Does Google Manipulate Its Search Results?

    The only reasons I know of to go in and change [search rankings] manually is for security, a court order or spam," said Google's Matt Cutts, who was in Washington, D.C.this week to speak against federal regulation of search results (which a recent...

  10. 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. This follows a similar complaint filed by former FTC employee and privacy advocate Christopher Soghoian.

  11. SearchDay | Will Social Networks Become the New Inbox?

    Microsoft, Google and Apple Being Sued Over Icon Navigation Posted by Frank Watson Dec 26, 2008 A lawsuit was filed in Arizona Federal court against Microsoft, Google and Apple by Cygnus Systems, Inc.over use of their just granted patent for...

  12. 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. Houston and San Antonio - guess Dallas would be next if the...