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  1. Facebook Settles Privacy Lawsuit, Buys Facial Recognition Company Face.com

    District Judge Lucy Koh said the plaintiffs had shown economic injury could occur through Facebook's use of their names, photographs, and likenesses. Five Facebook members brought the case forward, though nearly one in three U.S.citizens could have...

  2. Google Reviews Japanese Court Order Demanding Removal of Autocomplete Terms

    Tokyo District Court granted an injunction against the search giant on March 19, though the anonymous man behind the petition won’t have his way quite yet. The man’s lawyer, Hiroyuki Tomita, told Japan Times his client “decided to seek a court...

  3. Judge Orders ALL Search Engines, Social Networks to De-index Seized Websites

    A Nevada District Court case has ruled in favor of Chanel, allowing the company to take down over 800 domain names that sell counterfeit products. Some feel this judge was extending well beyond his jurisdiction for a District Court ruling by...

  4. Court: Bidding on Competitor's Name OK in AdWords, adCenter

    The district court was faced with the issue of whether Network Automation's usage of ActiveBatch in AdWords was legal. Buying ads based on a competitor's name doesn't violate trademark law, a court has ruled, overturning a lawsuit over AdWords and...

  5. Homeland Security Seized Torrent Domain That Gave Same Results Google Still Does

    Homeland Security with help from ICANN has seized the domain of a torrent search site and posted a notice stating: "This domain name has been seized by ICE Homeland Security Investigations, pursuant to a seizure warrant issued by a United States...

  6. Many 2010 Election Results Too Close To Call

    Wednesday morning, the race for the 24th Congressional District seat in New York between Democratic incumbent Michael Arcuri and Republican challenger Richard Hanna remained too close to call. Oliverio-McKinley Race Too Close to Call: According to...

  7. ShopLocal Wins In Crawling Case Against Cairo

    Cairo, Inc.late last year in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. ShopLocal took Cairo to court, and Cairo has now agreed not to make further "robotic or other automated" visits to

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

    The Government adds that if this was the case, a district court has said that these numbers would not be disclosed. The filing ends with the Government saying that, "This court should require Google to comply with the subpoena on the same terms it...

  9. Avast, Ye Search Engine Pirates!

    It filed an action on in the San Jose division of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on May 15, 2001. Disagreeing with that outcome, XtraPlus is now fighting in civil court to retain rights to the names.

  10. The Search Engine Update, Oct. 4, 1999, Number 62

    The FTC case was filed on Sept.and the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted a restraining order against the defendants a week later. In what appears to be a first, the court allowed the restraining order to be served via...

  11. The Search Engine Report, Oct. 4, 1999, Number 35

    The FTC case was filed on Sept.and the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted a restraining order against the defendants a week later. In what appears to be a first, the court allowed the restraining order to be served via...