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  1. EFF Backs Google Trademark Advertising Methods

    Similar to the case dismissed against Geico, Rescuecom continued its legal battle and went to a Federal appelate court which should reach an opinion very soon. MediaPost reporteds that in a friend-of-the-court brief filed this week, the EFF argues...

  2. Publisher Groups To Test New Search Engine Rights Management System (Updated)

    This paper is intended to brief publishers on the outline of this project and to encourage their active support and participation when the project is launched in September 2006. GLOBAL PUBLISHERS HEAD OFF LEGAL CLASH WITH SEARCH ENGINES: NEW RIGHTS

  3. Google Worried About Microsoft's Browser Advantage? What Advantage?

    Microsoft says after a review of its legal position, it realized it could include Google without a formal pact. Nevertheless, a few calls from reporters penetrated my holiday bubble, and I added a brief note with my thoughts below Barry's post...

  4. How The US Department of Justice May Analyze Search Data & Freedom Of Information Act Request For Disclosure

    I'm also wondering if there were any non-legal requests made to the search engines before the subpoenas? I'd like to better understand exactly how the testing will happen, something the DOJ should be able to comment upon irregardless to the...

  5. Judge Sets Hearing Date in Google Subpoena Case

    Ware also set a date of Feb.for Google to file a legal brief with its arguments, and a Feb.date for the Justice Department to submit its reply. He heard the Sex.com case in 2001, a spam lawsuit in 1998, and a legal spat between RealNetworks and...

  6. 2005 in Review: The Best Search Engine Watch Forum Posts

    This discussion starts off with a very brief quote from Matt's blog that set off a literal firestorm of controversy: In this discussion, we have a wide variety of opinions posted, but some of the most interesting come from Ian McAnerin, who's both...

  7. Google's Quarterly Report Officially Released by SEC

    One section of the report offers a brief roundup of various legal proceedings filed against the company. Although Google publicly announced their quarterly earnings a few weeks ago, those of you who love to and read quarterly reports will be...