Day: February 6, 2013

Google wins sponsored links case in AustraliaGoogle wins sponsored links case in Australia



Google won an important case earlier today in the High Court of Australia  In Google Inc v Australian Competition and Consumer Commission [2013] HCA 1 (6 February 2013), Australia’s highest court unanimously allowed an appeal from a decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia which had found that Google had engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct contrary to s 52 of the Trade Practices Act 1974 by publishing and displaying sponsored links. The High Court ruled that Google did not create the sponsored links that it published or displayed.

Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-02-06Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-02-06



  • Decision by Aussie HC in Google Inc v. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Adwords case to be released on Wednesday ->
  • US court no liability in negligence for not securing internet connection, AF HOLDINGS LLC v. Rogers
    http://t.co/URSln2Ui ->
  • Discerning Plagiarism & Infringement http://t.co/glmXLluX ->
  • Municipality breaches privacy statute by communicating via Facebook http://t.co/odshRlAf ->
  • Published: UK ruling holding Google's push email patent invalid as well as licensed to Microsoft http://t.co/N5iHRt5u ->
  • Malware Strikes With Valid Digital Certificate http://t.co/c6QDUPWi ->
  • Why You Should Care About Cyber Espionage http://t.co/JwBrhyaZ