Antitrust watchdog probes Google Italy (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Italy’s antitrust watchdog is investigating allegations by Italian newspapers that Google Italy is discriminating against newspapers that don’t want their content linked on Google’s news site by dropping them from its search engine.

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Italy antitrust probes Google on coercion claim (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Italy’s anti-trust watchdog said on Thursday it was opening an investigation into Google’s Italian news website after local papers complained that they were forced to appear on the site (http://news.google.it).

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Google trial in Italy: freedom v. responsibility (AP via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

An Italian court on Tuesday postponed the trial against four Google executives accused of defamation and violating privacy for allowing a video to be posted online showing an autistic youth being abused.

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Trial in Italy of Google execs to resume in September (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

The defamation trial of four Google executives over the broadcast in Italy of video showing the bullying of a teenager with Down’s Syndrome will resume in September, lawyers said Tuesday.

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Report: Italy charges Google officials over taunting video (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Friday, November 7th, 2008

Italian prosecutors reportedly filed defamation and breach of privacy charges against four former and current Google officials and set a February 3 hearing date, according to a Reuters report.

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Italy prepares to charge Google executives: report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Italian prosecutors are preparing to file charges in a 2006 case against four Google Inc. executives over a video on the Internet provider’s Italian-language site, the Wall Street Journal said.

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