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Yelp says Google violated ‘do not crawl’ provision of 2013 FTC settlement agreement

Reportedly, numerous Yelp business images were found in Google Maps. The post Yelp says Google violated ‘do not crawl’ provision of 2013 FTC settlement agreement appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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UK local SEO firm Movette shut down by regulators for deceptive sales practices

Firm falsely implied it was affiliated with Google and signed SMBs up to recurring annual contracts worth from $250 to more than $300. The post UK local SEO firm Movette shut down by regulators for deceptive sales practices appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Privacy group files flawed complaint against Google Store Sales Measurement

EPIC gets the basic facts wrong about the data being used in Google program. The post Privacy group files flawed complaint against Google Store Sales Measurement appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google fighting local battles over global control of its index in Canada, France

Regulators and courts seek to assert authority over global search results rather than limit decisions to their own countries. The post Google fighting local battles over global control of its index in Canada, France appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Top European court to decide if Google needs to purge disputed links from global index

French regulators have argued that the "right to be forgotten" is not fully enforceable unless content is removed worldwide. The post Top European court to decide if Google needs to purge disputed links from global index appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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What to make of the EU’s absurd antitrust ruling against Google

In its concern over Google's market dominance, the EU has focused on the wrong issue. Its ruling won't benefit consumers and isn't going to bring CSE business back. The post What to make of the EU’s absurd antitrust ruling against Google appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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EU slaps Google with $2.7B antitrust fine for favoring its own content in search results

The fine is much larger than expected and sets a worrying precedent for the company as it faces future cases. The post EU slaps Google with $2.7B antitrust fine for favoring its own content in search results appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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EU sources say $1.17 billion antitrust fine against Google coming in weeks

Shopping search penalty is the first of three potential fines against the company. The post EU sources say $1.17 billion antitrust fine against Google coming in weeks appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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EU ready to fine Google billions in shopping search antitrust case [Report]

In one of three active cases, the company faces potential fines of up to $9 billion. The post EU ready to fine Google billions in shopping search antitrust case [Report] 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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