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  1. Google Faces New Mobile Search Monopoly Antitrust Lawsuit

    Consumer rights law firm Hagens Berman filed the lawsuit May 1 on behalf of two Android smartphone users who alleged that Google "illegally monopolized" the internet and mobile search market in the US.

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

    The order follows a lawsuit filed by a firm called Hadeed Carpet Cleaning, which suspected that some of the reviews placed online about it were made up. A U.S.court has ordered local business review website Yelp to reveal the names of seven of its...

  3. Yelp Sues Law Firm Over Supposedly Writing Fake Reviews

    In late August Yelp filed a lawsuit against McMillan Law Group, a bankruptcy and foreclosure defense law firm founded by attorney Julian McMillan. He told ABC News that the lawsuit has "no merit," and that in fact Yelp's lawsuit against him was in...

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

    Watchdog group the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission filed this first-of-its-kind lawsuit against Google in 2007. Google has been cleared of charges that it failed to adequately distinguish paid search ads from organic search results.

  5. Google Sued by Germany’s Former First Lady for Prostitution-Related Search Suggestions

    Google is facing another lawsuit over their autocomplete search feature. In response to rumors during her husband Christian Wulff’s presidency, she filed a sworn affidavit with the German courts denying any involvement in prostitution.

  6. Google Seeks Ban on iPhone, iPad in Patent Lawsuit

    This isn't the first time that Motorola has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple. Google's Motorola Mobility division has filed a patent infringement claim against Apple over the Siri voice control and location-based services used on...

  7. Google Hit With Patent Lawsuit Over Chrome for Mobile Technology

    EMG filed a complaint in the U.S. Google is being sued by California-based EMG over technologies used in its Chrome mobile web browser. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, alleging that Google's Chrome web browser infringes patents...

  8. Miami Heat Minority Owner Sues Google Over Unflattering Photo

    Katz has included Google in the lawsuit this time because he filed a DMCA request over the picture of him sticking his tongue out and they refused to bow to his demand for censorship. In the lawsuit, they state, “Registration of the Image with the...

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

    When we asked it whether it was true, LinkedIn confirmed that the lawsuit had been filed against it over the data loss. Professional social network Linkedin faces a class action lawsuit from a user for failing to protect private data following a...