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  1. Miami Heat Minority Owner Sues Google Over Unflattering Photo

    Any court case arguing that Google must not add to the search engine stories which mention the untrue allegations will be reportable: for court cases and evidence are reportable under privilege. Because he is a public figure, the chance of his...

  2. Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests

    In some cases, they must consider local laws and may be facing down a court order, even if complying seems like participating in censorship. Over the weekend, data was released for the period of July to December 2011, showing a total of 467 court...

  3. Google’s Rosetta Stone AdWords Woes Continue as Case Reopened

    The $1 billion Viacom-YouTube copyright case was reopened by an appeals court. In March 2011, a United States court for the Ninth Circuit (California) ruled in the case of Network Automation, Inc.v. Under Australian law, the court could not levy a...

  4. Google Won't Erase Links to Max Mosley Hooker Orgy Stories, So He Sues

    In the most recent case, settled in a French court in November, he only walked away with £6000 despite asking for £180,000 in damages. So.a court decided it wasn’t right for News of the World to label the orgy “Nazi” in nature.

  5. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    Part of the problem is that individually, transactions are so small that they are not worth fighting over- and this is the biggest reason why so few major court cases (though there have been some rather notable ones) appear involving Second Life...

  6. Court: Bidding on Competitor's Name OK in AdWords, adCenter

    The district court was faced with the issue of whether Network Automation's usage of ActiveBatch in AdWords was legal. Buying ads based on a competitor's name doesn't violate trademark law, a court has ruled, overturning a lawsuit over AdWords and...

  7. Trademark Law - What Search Marketers Should Know, Part 1

    The way we will see a resolution is that a case could get to the Supreme Court, which would take years," says Goldman. That also means the search engines won't get involved in cases of trademark infringement in organic search results.