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  1. Google's Universal Privacy Policy Class Action Lawsuit Dismissed

    According to the ruling, eight plaintiffs brought the class action suit against Google "on behalf of all persons and entities in the United States who acquired a Google account between August 19, 2004 and February 29, 2012 and maintained such an...

  2. Google Wins Book Lawsuit: Judge Rules Digitization Service 'Fair Use'

    This latest part began in 2012 following a judge's ruling that The Guild could file a class action lawsuit against the search giant. Google has emerged victorious in its eight-year battle for its Books service, with a judge ruling that Google's use...

  3. Yelp Lawsuit Seeks Wages for Yelpers

    The lawsuit, which is requesting a Class Action status, has been brought forward by four plaintiffs: Dr. Interestingly enough, they are being represented by a law firm called "The Yelp Class-Action Law Firm," with lead attorney Randy Rosenblatt.

  4. 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...

  5. Weekly Rundown: Lost Google Image Search Traffic, Facebook Search Ads & More

    This case could potentially become a class action lawsuit. Google Loses Round In Lawsuit About AdWords Pricing – MediaPostGoogle didn't give Arkansas lawyer and AdWords advertiser Rick Woods of Arkansas "smart pricing" discount in six instances and...

  6. LinkedIn Hit With $5 Million Lawsuit Over Stolen Passwords

    Professional social network Linkedin faces a class action lawsuit from a user for failing to protect private data following a security breach that saw millions of its users' password compromised. When we asked it whether it was true, LinkedIn...

  7. Facebook Settles Privacy Lawsuit, Buys Facial Recognition Company Face.com

    The proposed class-action lawsuit accused Facebook of violating California law by featuring user “Likes” as Sponsored Stories without compensation or an opt-out option. This transaction simply brings a world-class team and a longtime technology...

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

    Google Faces Oregon Class Action Lawsuit Over Rogue Data Collection The fallout from Google's Street View Wi-Fi data grab continues. Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) investigation into...

  9. Lawsuit Accuses comScore of Major Privacy Violations

    While the lawsuit was filed on behalf of two plaintiffs by Chicago law firm Edelson McGuire, the case is set up to become a class action suit. A lawsuit filed on August 23 accuses comScore of recording private consumer information (including social...

  10. Google Cleared to Buy ITA

    Avoid agreements with airlines that would inappropriately restrict the airlines' right to share seat and booking class information with Google's competitors. The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division today filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in U.S.