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  1. Google Faces New Mobile Search Monopoly Antitrust Lawsuit

    District Court for the Northern District of California, these agreements were hidden and marked to be viewed only by attorneys, and it alleged that Google is in violation of a variety of federal and state antitrust laws, including the Sherman Act...

  2. Another Loss for Viacom in Endless YouTube Copyright Legal Battle

    For the second time, a federal court correctly rejected Viacom's lawsuit against YouTube. YouTube won in court in 2010, but the case was resurrected last year, which led us to the latest showdown in the never-ending legal battle.

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

    Having a federal judge curating a multibillion-page search index is a little like putting a finger in the hole of the dam without realizing there are 100 more holes draining the same lake," says Skrenta.

  4. 'The Power of Google' Senate Hearing is Must Watch TV Today

    From the 1950s through the 1970s, televised Senate hearings played a major part in shaping public opinion on topics ranging from organized crime and alleged communist infiltration of federal agencies to the war in Vietnam and the Watergate...

  5. Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

    The Federal Government will enable the private sector and will lead by example through the early adoption and provision of Identity Ecosystem services It will partner with the private sector to develop the Identity Ecosystem, and it will ensure...

  6. Security and Responsibility on the Virtual Frontier

    The answer is yes, he is still under supervision of the court, in the form of Federal probation. Before anyone asks, I do not know which federal investigative agency is still digging. Other activities remain under investigation by another federal...

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

    The section notice posted at the domains taken down for hosting torrents and a torrent search engine - Torrent-Finder.com goes on to state: "Willful copyright infringement is a federal crime that carries penalties for first time offenders of up to...

  8. YouTube Wins Case Against Viacom

    David Lieberman of USA TODAY says, "Entertainment companies may find it harder to keep movie and TV show clips from circulating for free online after a federal judge on Wednesday threw out Viacom's hotly contested $1 billion copyright infringement...

  9. The road to a quality Street

    This is contrary to federal securities laws and will not stand up in court – if it did there would be vast repercussions for the IPO markets and it would represent a judicial overturn of one of the most sacrosanct pieces of American securities law.

  10. Bank of America $2bn Bear Stearns lawsuit goes to court

    Bear Stearns's massive exposure to the US mortgage market led to its April 2008 Federal Reserve-brokered bailout and subsequent cut-price takeover by JP Morgan.Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin, will also go on trial on October 13 on criminal...

  11. Google Road Kill: Will the Pulitzer Prize Live to Be 100?

    I'm not sure whether Clay is entirely serious when he says publishers will be lobbying for federal support on national security grounds within two years. As in a court case where the defendant faces execution by lethal injection, newspapers are...

  12. Trademark Law - What Search Marketers Should Know, Part 1

    With a growing number of trademark infringement lawsuits against search engines, and a general ignorance by state and federal legislators on the true application of trademark law itself, few legal guidelines are currently in place for search...

  13. Search and the Law: Attorney Deborah Wilcox

    So some states are trying to deal with it on their own, but it will likely not work because it's a federal issue that Congress needs to deal with. Back at the first legal session in 2002, I remember there being a panelist from the Federal Trade...

  14. Google CEO Maps Missions, Stays on Message

    That's why it's so important that a federal court judge made an impartial decision on Google's favor recently [in response to Department of Justice requests for search query data”.Sullivan drilled down further to ask if search engines should...