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  1. Google: 25,000 Government Requests for Data in First Half of 2013

    However, the US Department of Justice contends that US law does not allow us to share information about some national security requests that we might receive.Google and other tech giants have started demanding the right to reveal this information...

  2. How to Find Free Images With Google's Advanced Image Search

    It's no fun receiving one of these threatening letters from the Legal Department at Getty Images demanding nearly $1000 per image. There are several benefits to doing this, with the most important being to capture the attention of many more readers...

  3. Google Provides Vague Range of How Often FBI Seeks User Data

    Apparently these vague numbers were all that Google was allowed to publish, with Salgado saying, "This is to address concerns raised by the FBI, Justice Department and other agencies that releasing exact numbers might reveal information about...

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

    Department of Justice (DOJ) to further investigate Google's Street View service, specifically whether Google violated the Wiretap Act when the company collected Wi-Fi data from unencrypted residential Wi-Fi networks during a 2010 run of its Street...

  5. Google Forfeiture: Government Splits $500 Million

    Five agencies that participated in the investigation of Google for distributing paid search ads for Canadian pharmacies that illegally shipping drugs into the U.S.will split $230 million of the $500 million Google forfeited to avoid prosecution by...

  6. Google-Motorola Acquisition Approved in U.S., EU

    Department of Justice (DOJ) and the European Commission (EC) each announced that the deal had been cleared by their respective antitrust authorities and could proceed. Such patents have played a central role in the ongoing legal battles each...

  7. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    SOPA’s predecessor COICA would have allowed the Justice Department to seize domain names and order credit card and banks with U.S.operations to cease doing business with the accused sites immediately.

  8. Google Lobbying Spend Hits New High

    As the Federal Trade Commission continues their investigation and the Department of Justice reviews the Motorola and Admeld deals, Google’s PAC has also hired former Democratic House leader and now lobbyist Richard Gephardt.

  9. Google’s Legal Woes: U.S. Government, Motorola, AT&T ... Al Franken?

    A number of updates on Google legal and antitrust woes cropped up this week, as the Department of Interior/Microsoft case came to a close, the Google/Motorola deal received a second request, and Google filed to prevent release of proprietary...