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Fired Google memo writer exploring legal action may not have case against company, lawyer says

Jon Campisi Sep. 1, 2017, 9:42am

A former Google engineer who was fired after the surfacing of an internal memo he wrote questioned whether the gender gap at the company may be explained by biological differences between men and women and not necessarily discriminatory practices is exploring pursuing legal action against the company.

Attorneys say Google likely to pay $22.5 million to settle junk advertising case

John Sammon Apr. 23, 2017, 6:40pm

Attorneys recently said that Google is likely to pay $22.5 million in restitution to advertisers who allegedly didn’t get their money’s worth when the internet giant placed their advertisements on “error pages” and “inactive” websites.

Photographer claims copyrighted photo was uploaded to YouTube without permission

Jenie Mallari-Torres Nov. 8, 2016, 9:35am

LOS ANGELES – A Wisconsin photographer alleges one of her images was used without permission by a YouTube user.

Lawsuit identifies sham lawsuits, stooge defendants used to hide negative online review

Tara Mapes Oct. 30, 2016, 10:48pm

SAN FRANCISCO - Several corporations, two California attorneys and a few defendants are accused of constructing a scheme using sham lawsuits to suppress negative online reviews about the corporations.

Google claims Infogation Corp.'s allegations of patent infringement are without basis

Jenie Mallari-Torres Oct. 21, 2016, 12:24pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A Mountain View tech company is seeking judgment from the court to resolve allegations of patent infringement from a San Diego business.

California court denies request for new trial in Google fair use case

S. Laney Griffo Oct. 17, 2016, 11:17pm

SAN FRANCISCO - Google celebrated another victory against Oracle America last month when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied Oracle's request for a new trial in the ongoing battle over Google's use of Oracle's Java application programming interfaces (APIs).

Attorneys to meet in state court in wake of SCOTUS refusal to review Google's appeal

Andrew Burger Jul. 18, 2016, 8:27pm

WASHINGTON – A massive civil court class-action lawsuit alleging that Google purposely misled and overcharged advertisers for online ads that were placed on error pages and inactive "parked" websites is advancing in the wake of a June 6 Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) decision not hear Google's appeal to put a halt to the case.

Lawsuits against social media after terrorist attacks raises freedom of speech concerns

Whitney Wright Jul. 5, 2016, 5:53pm

SAN FRANCISCO – A recent lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court in the Northern District of California against Google, Facebook and Twitter raises questions about how far is too far for freedom of speech.

Father files suit against social networks over alleged use by terrorist group

Wadi Reformado Jun. 15, 2016, 11:25am

SAN FRANCISCO – A California man has filed suit against three major social networks, alleging that they permitted a terrorist group to utilize their platforms.

Oracle v. Google case prepares for round two in 'World Series of Intellectual Property'

Sean Fowler May 27, 2016, 10:41am

SAN FRANCISCO – As two Silicon Valley tech giants prepare to face off in court, experts are saying that it's nearly impossible to predict who will come out on top.