Tag Archives: Google: Legal

Advertisers get claim notices for Google’s $22.5M settlement over ads on parked domains

The settlement stems from a case that dates back to 2008 about Google ads showing on error pages and parked domains. The post Advertisers get claim notices for Google’s $22.5M settlement over ads on parked domains appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name

If this overly broad warrant were duplicated in other jurisdictions, local law enforcement might use Google as a first stop in their investigations. The post Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google says no algorithm changes in new deal to demote pirated content in UK search results

Google and Microsoft Bing agree to reduce pirated content from their search results in an agreement named the Voluntary Code of Practice. The post Google says no algorithm changes in new deal to demote pirated content in UK search results appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Florida court: Google permitted to delist sites regarded as spam under First Amendment

The e-ventures Worldwide, LLC vs. Google case should have been dismissed earlier. The post Florida court: Google permitted to delist sites regarded as spam under First Amendment appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Australian appeals court rules Google did not defame man

A Melbourne appeals court said Google is not responsible for defamation of a man based on the images shown in the search results. The post Australian appeals court rules Google did not defame man appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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New EU copyright rules: basic fairness or punitive media subsidy?

Europe sees a fairer marketplace, Google sees a bonanza for lawyers. The post New EU copyright rules: basic fairness or punitive media subsidy? appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Yelp, TripAdvisor: Google’s mobile ‘best-of lists’ hide our content

Google is adding content for users on the go, but some local search rivals see the move intentionally marginalizing their content. The post Yelp, TripAdvisor: Google’s mobile ‘best-of lists’ hide our content appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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FTC sues 1-800 Contacts over reciprocal, ‘anti-competitive’ PPC bidding agreements

Bidding agreements prevented 1-800 Contacts and its rivals from bidding on each other's trademarked terms. The post FTC sues 1-800 Contacts over reciprocal, ‘anti-competitive’ PPC bidding agreements appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Report: EU responding to Google antitrust search-quality defense with new objections

Supplementary statement reportedly being filed to enable European Commission to address Google's defense against claims of abuse of market position. The post Report: EU responding to Google antitrust search-quality defense with new objections appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google facing likelihood of third antitrust complaint in Europe

AdWords and search-box contracts the focus of potentially impending third Statement of Objections from European Commission. The post Google facing likelihood of third antitrust complaint in Europe appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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