By order of US District Judge Laura Taylor Swain on 5.12.2011 in the matter of Yahoo Inc. as Plaintiff against Daiann Nakchan et al. as Defendants (case file No. 08 Civ. 4581) Plaintiff's motion for judgment by default is granted, The Clerk of Court is respectfully requested to enter judgment in favor of Plaintiff and against Defendants Nakchan, Chinedu Mbonu, Chibuzor Mhonu, Ausdith Investments Ltd., and Alamin Industrial Corp., jointly and severally, in the total sum of $610,039,500 (comprising a statutory damages award of $27,000,000 under 1117(c), and a statutory damages award of $583,039,500 under the CAN-SPAM Act).
On June 23, 2017 the federal judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, in the matter of Playpen, a hidden offensive service on the Tor network that FBI seized by the means of a network investigative technique that identifies the visitor’s IP, denies Defendant’s Motion to Suppress ruling that computer security is ineffectual against hacker attacks and therefore, internet users should not have any expectation of privacy even if using countermeasures as hidden networks.
The right to be forgotten legitimates requesting a search engine to remove certain information publicly known while forbidding third parties to access it.
The Canada Federal Court of Ottawa, in the person of Mr Justice Mosley, issued on 30th January 2017 decision (docket T-1248-15) as between A.T. applicant, Globe24h.com and Sebastian Radulescu respondents and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada added respondent relating to personal information protection.
With decision n. 30 issued on February 26th, 2017, the Italian Data Protection Authority upholds the application lodged by an italian citizen claiming the "right to be forgotten".
The US Department of Labor has received compelling evidence of “systemic compensation disparities against women” within the entire workforce of Google. The regional director of Department of Labor, in April 2017 has testified before San Francisco court in an ongoing investigation that Google is violating federal employment laws with its salaries for female workers “in the most common positions at Google headquarters”.
According to a report issued by the Wall Street Journal, Google's Academic Inc., Google has paid academics and professors to write papers supporting its views on public policy issues.
The report is based upon a study conducted by the non-profit advocacy group Campaign for Accountability that discovered 329 research papers concerning policy subjects published between 2005 to 2017 and funded by Google.