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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. Google Still Taking a Beating Over Max Mosley S&M Party Search Results

    Earlier this year, a German federal court ruled Google must restrict information in its autocomplete when it violates personal rights. Google said in a French court this week that it had removed hundreds of pages for Mosley and stands ready to...

  3. Google Boldly Rejects UK Privacy Laws in Safari Snooping Case

    Federal Trade Commission. Law firm Olswang is representing the 12 plaintiffs that have banded together in the UK to seek satisfaction. In January the law firm said Google should pay UK citizens just as it was expected to pay U.S.users.

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

    Google agreed to pay $8.5 million to a handful of nonprofits in a federal U.S.class-action settlement that claimed the search engine violated user privacy, according to MediaPost. MediaPost reported the recipients of the $8.5 million settlement...

  5. Google News Snippets, YouTube Embedded Videos Face Legal Challenges in Germany

    The German Federal Court of Justice ruled that embedded videos don't infringe copyright under German laws, however, it could still violate European laws. Webmasters will need to be much more careful about quoting content from online German...

  6. 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. Under Australian law, the court could not levy a monetary fine against...

  7. Google Forfeiture: Government Splits $500 Million

    Under the program allowing the distribution of forfeited funds among law enforcement agencies who participate in federal investigations, they will not be allowed to use the windfall to cover expenses already outlined in their budgets.

  8. 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...

  9. Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

    The Federal Government will enable the private sector and will lead by example through the early adoption and provision of Identity Ecosystem services It will partner with the private sector to develop the Identity Ecosystem, and it will ensure...

  10. Google Pays $500M to Avoid DOJ Prosecution on Drug Ads

    The Department of Justice will continue to hold accountable companies who in their bid for profits violate federal law and put at risk the health and safety of American consumers," James Cole, deputy attorney general, said in a statement.

  11. Court: Google Image Search Didn’t ‘Irreparably Harm’ Perfect 10’s Porn Business

    Adult website and magazine Perfect 10 has failed to prove to a federal appeals court that Google nearly drove it to bankruptcy by indexing and showing thumbnail images of Perfect 10’s nude female models in Google Image search results for free.

  12. IL Affiliate Tax Being Challenged As CA Pass it

    The Performance Marketing Association challenged the constitutionality of the Illinois law taxing products sold by affiliate marketers residing in the state, filing a lawsuit claiming it violates federal law; as the California State Assembly...

  13. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    The answer is yes, he is still under supervision of the court, in the form of Federal probation. However, Linden Lab is not a law enforcement agency or a court. Before anyone asks, I do not know which federal investigative agency is still digging.

  14. YouTube Wins Case Against Viacom

    David Lieberman of USA TODAY says, "Entertainment companies may find it harder to keep movie and TV show clips from circulating for free online after a federal judge on Wednesday threw out Viacom's hotly contested $1 billion copyright infringement...