Google AdWords Invalid Activity Settlement

Google, LLC is settling a class action that alleges that certain Adwords advertisers should receive refunds or credits associated with certain of their ads. The complaint alleged that the advertisers’ Adwords ads appeared on a DoubleClick Ad Exchange publisher website, but Google withheld payment from the publisher, claiming that the clicks or impressions involved were  Read more

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Ancestry.com Use of Photos for Advertising Without Consent Indiana Class Action

Ancestry.com, Inc. and two related companies sell subscriptions for access to the Ancestry.com website, and the complaint for this class action alleges that, to promote its subscriptions, it uses the names and personalities of unrelated persons, without their consent. The complaint claims that this is a violation of an Indiana Right of Publicity law that  Read more

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LinkedIn Inaccurate Overcharges for Advertising Class Action

LinkedIn is known for its services in bringing together employment seekers and employment offers, calling itself “the place to find and be found.” However, it also offers other services, including advertising. The complaint for this class action alleges that LinkedIn’s measurement systems for its advertising impressions and views and that it therefore overcharged those who  Read more

Google Placing Free Ads on Others’ Websites Class Action

Who should the advertising on your website benefit? The complaint for this class action alleges that Google placed cost-free advertising on non-Google websites without the consent of the owners of the websites. Even worse, that advertising often damaged the owners of the websites.  Read more

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