Category Archives: Legal

  1. Canada’s Supreme Court rules Google must block some search content worldwide

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    July 5, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Can one country really tell Google what it can and can’t show in its search results for the rest of …
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  2. Social media companies facing fines for failing to remove hate speech, illegal content quickly enough

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    May 22, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Social Media is under attack again in Great Britain as government officials debate fines if Facebook and Twitter don’t remove …
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  3. FCC takes first step towards repealing net neutrality

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    May 18, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took a big first step in overturning net neutrality rules.  In a 2-to-1 vote, the …
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  4. FTC cracks down on Zombie Cookies that track your online behavior even after you opt-out

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    May 11, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with Turn over its use of Supercookies (also called Zombie Cookies). The …
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  5. When is a sale not a sale? Amazon under fire for inflated “regular prices”

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    April 7, 2017 by Paul Dughi

      A Consumer watchdog group is calling out Amazon for what it calls deceptive practices by posting inflated list prices …
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  6. Social Media sites under increasing pressure to police themselves – or risk huge fines and prosecution

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    March 29, 2017 by Paul Dughi

      It’s not just advertisers putting increasing pressure on social networks and platforms that share user-generated content.  In Germany, the …
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  7. Lawsuit: Google is reading emails and using info to target ads (whether you use Gmail or not)

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    March 15, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Settlement on hold as judge trashes agreement We’ve been watching the case of Matera V. Google for some time now.  …
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