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  1. Google Wins Book Lawsuit: Judge Rules Digitization Service 'Fair Use'

    The Guild had initially sued Google for $750 for each book, valuing the case at $3 billion. Google has emerged victorious in its eight-year battle for its Books service, with a judge ruling that Google's use of copyrighted material was allowed...

  2. Yelp Sues Law Firm Over Supposedly Writing Fake Reviews

    Review site Yelp is no stranger to the court system; it has been sued many times by disgruntled small business owners upset over its business practices and authenticity of reviews. McMillan sued Yelp in small claims court over an argument about...

  3. Woman Comes Up Limp Yet Again in Google Search Suggestion Fight

    She also twice sued Yahoo. Beverly Stayart has come up limp in her bid to hold search engines accountable for a search suggestion that links her to erectile dysfunction drug Levitra. The middle-aged Wisconsin woman is now 0-4 in attempts to prove...

  4. Google Sued by Germany’s Former First Lady for Prostitution-Related Search Suggestions

    Google is facing another lawsuit over their autocomplete search feature. This time, Germany’s former First Lady, Bettina Wulff, is taking the search giant to court. Google refuses to remove defamatory autocomplete suggestions that peg her as a...

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

    Borker was sued in 2006 by two luxury manufacturers for selling counterfeits. Vitaly Borker’s online reign of terror, once used as his SEO strategy, has earned the failed entrepreneur four years in federal prison.

  6. Google Hit With Patent Lawsuit Over Chrome for Mobile Technology

    Google is being sued by California-based EMG over technologies used in its Chrome mobile web browser. Google isn't the only company on EMG's radar, as it has also sued Apple, Chrysler, and Radio Shack for infringing the same patent.

  7. Miami Heat Minority Owner Sues Google Over Unflattering Photo

    Katz sued this blogger for defamation last year and lost. After Google rejected a May 2012 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown request over a photo of himself sticking his tongue out, a minority owner of the Miami Heat has sued the...

  8. Google: We Didn't Mess With Texas Attorney General

    Google is being sued by the Texas attorney general, who alleges that the search giant is withholding documents from the state. The tribulation started two years ago as an antitrust lawsuit but has since expanded into an investigation that sees...