Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
USB-IF Announces USB Audio Over USB Type-C Specifications
Roxio Creator NXT 5 Supports Disc Burning With Multi-Camera Video Editing
ARM Unveiled New On-chip Interconnect Technology
AMD Brings The Power Of Polaris To Embedded With New Radeon E9260 and E9550 GPUs
Toshiba Introduces the Value-oriented OCZ TL100 SATA SSD Series
Xiaomi Mi 5S Plus Guns for Apple
Samsung Says Global Replacement Program for Galaxy Note7 Has Made Progress
NXP Says New ARM Cortex-A7 Processor Is The Industry's Lowest Power
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Austral...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, July 12, 2007
Australian Regulator Takes Google to Court Over Sponsored Links


Australia's consumer watchdog launched legal action accusing Google of misleading web users Thursday in a case that analysts said would "send a shudder" through the global IT industry.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleged Google has misled users by misidentifying sponsored links that appear on its results page, a major source of income for online search engine providers.

The ACCC also demanded Google stop publishing search results that failed to distinguish between paid advertisements and "organic" results.

It said the case arose in 2005 when Google's search engine listed two car dealerships from the New South Wales city of Newcastle as sponsored links, which are paid for by companies to attract Internet users.

The ACCC will seek declarations from the Federal Court that Google and Trading Post breached trade practices legislation, as well as injunctions preventing Google from publishing results that did not distinguish adverts.

Google Australia said it would fight the action.

The case is listed for an initial hearing in the Federal Court on August 21.


Previous
Next
LG Mobile Gets a Taste of Black Magic        All News        Sony Unveils Additional Details for PLAYSTATION NETWORK
Windows Live OneCare 2.0 Beta Released     General Computing News      Microsoft Launches Malware Protection Center Portal

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google Launches its Allo Messaging app
Google to Unveil New Smartphones, Hardware In Oct. 4 Event
Google Announces Trip-Planning App
Japan Could Probe Apple And Google Over Unfair Practices
Google to Buy Apigee for $625 Million
Google to Expand Waze Carpooling In San Francisco
Google Uses Artificial Intelligence To Compress Images
Google Duo App Joins Field of Video Calling
Russia Fines Google $6.75 Million
Alphabet Posts Strong Revenue on Video Market
Updated Google Maps Highlight Areas of Interest
Google Keeps The Lead Pack In Federal Lobbying Expenditures

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .