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Sep 13, 2023

Apple and Google should be held accountable for privacy violations

If you've ever Googled "watches" or "shoes" on your work or home computer then later that day scrolled through Facebook on your phone, odds are you see ads for the same product. And it's no coincidence.

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May 18, 2023

Updated: Supreme Court rules for Google, Twitter on terror-related content

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Google, Twitter and Facebook in lawsuits seeking to hold them liable for terrorist attacks. But the justices sidestepped the big issue hovering over the cases, the federal law that shields social media companies from being sued over content posted by others. The justices unanimously rejected a […]

Jan 25, 2023

Justice Dept. sues Google over digital advertising dominance

The Justice Department and eight states filed an antitrust suit against Google on Tuesday, seeking to shatter its alleged monopoly on the entire ecosystem of online advertising as a hurtful burden to advertisers, consumers and even the U.S. government.

Nov 15, 2022

40 states settle Google location-tracking charges for $392M

Search giant Google has agreed to a $391.5 million settlement with 40 states to resolve an investigation into how the company tracked users' locations, state attorneys general announced Monday.

Dec 18, 2020

Wisconsin, Michigan file motion to join federal Google antitrust lawsuit

Wisconsin and Michigan are planning to join a federal antitrust lawsuit against Google.

Oct 20, 2020

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

The Justice Department sued Google on Tuesday for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.

Sep 6, 2019

Record settlement is fraction of Google’s revenue (CHART)

Google will pay $170 million to settle allegations its YouTube video service collected personal data on children without their parents’ consent.

Sep 18, 2014

BEV BUTULA: Google’s Knowledge Graph can save search time

In 2012, Google launched its Knowledge Graph, a visual summary found on the right-hand side of the screen, that provides relevant details related to your search.

Jul 16, 2014

Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you (UPDATE)

A group of influential lawyers says it has an answer to the question of what should happen to your Facebook, Yahoo and other online accounts when you die.

Jun 2, 2014

How Google got states to legalize driverless cars

About four years ago, the Google team trying to develop cars driven by computers — not people — concluded that sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was one big problem: No state had even considered whether driverless cars should be legal.

May 13, 2014

European court: Google must yield on personal info

In a landmark ruling that could rock the Internet search-engine industry, Europe's highest court said Tuesday that people are entitled to some control over what pops up when their name is Googled.

May 12, 2014

Lawyers may Google potential jurors, ABA says

Voir dire is a desperate rush to learn as much as possible about potential jurors before jury selection is final.


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