April 12, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
The Authors Guild filed an appellate brief on Friday, renewing its complaint that Google is violating copyright laws with its mass book digitization project. The brief, filed with the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, claims that Google's "Library Project" is scanning copyrighted works ...[read more]
March 19, 2014
by Daniel Mullen
Judge Lucy Koh of the US District Court for the Northern District of California decided on Tuesday not to combine several lawsuits against Google for violating the privacy rights of its Gmail users into a single class action suit. The plaintiffs allege that Google violated state and federal ...[read more]
March 18, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
Viacom and Google on Tuesday settled a copyright infringement lawsuit originally filed by Viacom in 2007. The media conglomerate Viacom is known for its television networks including Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, and VH1. In the original suit, Viacom sought $1 billion in damages as well as an ...[read more]
March 3, 2014
by Elizabeth Hand
JURIST Guest Columnist Shanshan Liu, American University Washington College of Law Class of 2015 explores the legal analysis surrounding current antitrust litigation in regards to online search engines and monopolization...The field of antitrust litigation has focused on the settlement between the ...[read more]
February 27, 2014
by Ann Schober
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday ordered Google to remove from its YouTube video-sharing website an anti-Islamic film that incited massive anti-American protest in the Muslim world in 2012. The court found in favor of appellant Cindy Lee Garcia, reversing a US District ...[read more]
February 7, 2014
by Amy Mathieu
France's State Council, the country's top administrative court, ruled on Friday that Google must display press release] on its French page that it has been fined by the local data-protection watchdog for how they store user information. Google has stated that it will comply with the order, but ...[read more]
February 5, 2014
by Peter Snyder
The European Commission reached a tentative settlement Wednesday with Google in connection to an ongoing EU antitrust investigation of the company. Google faces USD $5 billion in fines over accusations that the company's search engine is blocking competitors' content and promoting Google services. ...[read more]
January 27, 2014
by Michael Muha
JURIST Guest Columnists Rodney R. Sweetland, III and Michael G. McManus, both of Duane Morris, discuss the ongoing patent dispute between Apple and Google...The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit January 10, 2014 decision (PDF) affirming the US International Trade Commission's ("ITC") ...[read more]
January 16, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
Britain's High Court ruled on Thursday that Google can be sued by British citizens in the UK despite Google's arguments that the case does not fall under British jurisdiction. The company is being sued for breach of privacy by over 100 users of Apple's Safari browser who claim that Google tracked ...[read more]
January 15, 2014
by Daniel Mullen
Google announced on Wednesday that it filed an appeal of a USD $205,000 fine imposed by the French National Commission on Computing and Liberty (CNIL) for violating French data protection laws. The CNIL imposed the fine on Google last week after the company failed to act on the Commission's order ...[read more]

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