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  1. 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.

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

    An SEC filing in May revealed that Google had already put aside the $500 million “in connection with a potential resolution of an investigation by the United States Department of Justice into the use of Google advertising by certain advertisers…”

  3. 'Rogue' Drug Ads May Cost Google $500 Million

    In May 2011, in connection with a potential resolution of an investigation by the United States Department of Justice into the use of Google advertising by certain advertisers, we accrued $500 million for the three month period ended March 31, 2011.

  4. Feds Go All In Against Online Poker Sites, Seize Domains, Issue Warrants

    If you are an online poker player using PokerStars.com, you would have found the site had been seized Friday and a Department of Justice notice was there in place of your normal access page. While online gambling has been illegal in the United...

  5. Advertising Association Urges DOJ to Approve Microsoft-Yahoo! Search Deal

    Department of Justice, urging them to approve the Microsoft-Yahoo! As leading members of the advertising and marketing services industry, we urge the Department of Justice to bring its antitrust review to a speedy conclusion.

  6. The End of the Beginning

    Varney, President Obama's nomination to head the Justice Department's anti-trust division, when she compared Google's monopoly to Microsoft's monopoly. As I've said once or twice before, it's only a matter of short time before Google is chopped up...

  7. SearchDay | Common Problems with 404 Error Pages

    The Department of Justice opened an official investigation into the deal months ago. Facebook Traffic Up 50% Over Last Year; myYearbook on the Rise Posted by Nathania Johnson Sep 26, 2008 Facebook's market share is up 50% year-over-year, according...

  8. Yahoo Google Deal: Yahoo Adds AdWords Search Deal

    Department of Justice reviews the arrangement. s search results and on some of its web properties in the United States and Canada. s search inventory in the United States and Canada. The deal, which will not be executed until regulatory review is...

  9. AOL Video To Launch New Video Portal

    The Fugitive," "Dark Justice," and more. TBS – A collection of clips from TBS's top-notch line-up of comedy series, stand-up comedy from the Laugh Factory and the Aspen Comedy Festival, award-winning Department of Humor Analysis shorts and much more.

  10. Court Documents & Summary Of United States Versus Google Over Search Data

    Department of Justice in this matter. This is summarized in the Alberto Gonzalez, as Attorney General of the United States vs. Bush Administration Demands Search Data; Google Says No, Yahoo After the lead government attorney conferred with Google...

  11. Bush Administration Demands Search Data; Google Says No; AOL, MSN & Yahoo Said Yes

    We did not provide any personal information in response to the Department of Justice's subpoena. Department Of Justice to force Google to hand over the data. We did not provide any personal information in response to the Department of Justice's...

  12. The Search Engine Update, Oct. 17, 1997 - Number 15

    Also earlier this year, online Yellow Pages-provider Switchboard asked the US Department of Justice to also investigate the arrangement, saying that it may violate anti-trust laws. To get the best results, do these type of searches during periods...