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  1. Google Pays $17 Million to Settle Apple Safari User Tracking Case

    New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman said securing the $17 million settlement – of which New York will receive $899,580 – showed that public privacy couldn't be ignored by tech giants. Google has agreed to pay a settlement of $17 million to...

  2. Google Pays $7 Million to Settle Street View Snooping Case

    Consumers have a right to protect their vital personal and financial information from improper and unwanted use by corporations like Google,” said New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman. The following states will split the cash evenly...

  3. Vitaly Borker Gets 4 Years for Threats, Terror Used to Boost Google Rankings

    Exasperated, she took her complaint to his banks, police, her credit card company, IC3, and even the New York state attorney general’s office. Borker told the New York Times in 2010 that negative publicity had vaulted his site to the top of Google...

  4. Google Pays $500M to Avoid DOJ Prosecution on Drug Ads

    The Department of Justice will continue to hold accountable companies who in their bid for profits violate federal law and put at risk the health and safety of American consumers," James Cole, deputy attorney general, said in a statement.

  5. Making the right choice

    In New York attorney Hannah Terhune at Capital Management Services Group advises funds to find a lawyer that “you can communicate with easily and one that returns your phone calls and emails. The decision will depend upon the size and frequency...

  6. SearchDay | Charity Events: Search With a Cause

    In a letter to Assistant Attorney General Thomas Barnett, Kohl, Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust urges: Recognizing the nascent and fast-changing nature of this marketplace, we . Your next opportunity to do so is next Monday in...

  7. Scott Richter Is the $6 Million Man of MySpace

    Richter's previous company, OptInRealBig.com, declared bankruptcy in 2005 after Microsoft and the New York Attorney General sued Richter for spamming. They were asking for $50 million, but Richter settled with Microsoft for $7 million and the New...

  8. US Pensions - Clash over fair valuation for public sector pensions

    David Mattax of the Texas attorney general's office warned about such moral hazard issues. One of the trustees of New York City's pension scheme, Mel Aaronson, echoed this view, complaining that as it was North himself who originally suggested that...

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  9. US authorities turn up the heat on rating agencies

    New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo dismissed recent changes announced by the agencies as "too little, too late". The US financial regulator is working on a new set of rules designed to tackle the rating agency "shortcomings" that contributed to...

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  10. Va. Pushing For Sex Predator Register Email, IM Info

    Virginia Attorney General, Bob McDonnell, said "by requiring registration, and by making the penalties for failure to register the same as those for failure to register physical and mailing addresses, we will take another positive step towards...