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  1. Google Censorship Ruling in Canada Has Worldwide Implications

    A Google spokesperson drew attention to the fact that the injunction would result in "imposing Canadian law around the world". Google, today, is like a library catalogue of available knowledge; while different countries may choose not to make...

  2. SEMPO Tells Government: Don't Censor Search Engines

    Search is not a government-run utility, established by law and thus subject to bureaucratic oversight. Why should looking for things on the Internet be subject to government regulation, any more than you'd expect laws on how you could do research...

  3. Google Fighting Freedom of Press in Spain, Getting Fined in France

    Though freedom-of-expression provisions of Spanish law protect newspapers, legal gazettes and other publishers from government censors, the Spanish data regulator contends the protections don't extend to Internet search engines like Google," the...

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

    Google said YouTube was faithful to the requirements of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act, saying the federal law was intended to protect companies like YouTube as long as they responded properly to content owners' claims of infringement.

  5. Search and the Law: Professor Eric Goldman

    Google's 'My library' - another Google trainwreck. As part of a series looking at Internet and intellectual property law, Eric Goldman, assistant professor and director of the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University, discusses self...

  6. Google Book Search Wins Victory In German Challenge

    WBG, a German publisher, today decided to drop its petition for preliminary injunction against the Google Books Library Project. It's our belief that the display of short snippets from in-copyright books does not infringe German copyright law.