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  1. Judge Allows 'No Poaching' Lawsuit Against Google to Proceed

    While there's no evidence that our policy hindered hiring or affected wages, we abandoned our "no cold calling" policy in late 2009 once the Justice Department raised concerns, and are happy to continue with this approach as part of this settlement.

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

    Google will forfeit $500 million, one of the largest financial forfeiture penalties ever, to avoid criminal prosecution by the Department of Justice. An SEC filing in May revealed that Google had already put aside the $500 million “in connection...

  3. Google's Brin Defends Book Settlement in New York Times Op-Ed

    Struck a year ago, the settlement recently went into renegotiations after much opposition from various groups complaining to the Department of Justice. Google co-founder Sergey Brin has taken to the editorial pages of the New York Times to pen a...

  4. Google Book Settlement Raises Eyebrows in Europe

    Last month, the Department of Justice here in the States launched an antitrust investigation into the settlement, despite the deal's nonexclusive clauses. Google's book settlement in the US is not sitting well with some in Europe.

  5. Daily SearchCast, March 9, 2006: Google To Settle Click Fraud Case For $90 Million; Google AdSense Gains Demographic Targeting; Look Who's Organizing In Orkut & More!

    Analyst Day; Google's Matt Cutts refutes the US Department Of Justice in legal documents over the search data case and more! Google Agrees To $90 Million Settlement In Class Action Lawsuit Over Click Fraud