Google has won a $1.6 million settlement against five defendants that it sued in December 2009 over the use of Google's name in what the company called "a widespread Internet advertising scam."
Today's decision involves five of the 50 defendants that Google originally sued: Bloosky, Just Think Media, Crush, Hyper Interactive, Search 4 Profit, and Viable. Google had previously settled with another defendant, Pacific WebWorks, last June.
The companies created a variety of online marketing schemes that used Google's name, such as "Google Cash," "Google Profits" and "Google Money Kit." In i [...]
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