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Saturday, December 3, 2011

Federal Judge Orders "Delisting" Of Websites In Search Results As Part Of Restraining Order

From FindLaw: an interesting development in Chanel v. Does, an infringment case. Chanel had requested a restraining order against websites selling pirated goods; the federal judge has not only granted the order but has ordered domain names of those sites to be turned over to GoDaddy.com and told search engines such as Google and Bing and social media sites like Twitter to unindex them. But as this post by Venkat Balasubramani points out, this case is in the early stages, and both Chanel's request and the judge's order are unusual.

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