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26th February 2020 Issue no. 496
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Locksmith sues Google & others claiming spam Local Listings illegal
A Northern Virginia locksmith has sued Google, Yellowbook (hibu) and Ziplocal under multiple state and federal laws, including the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), "to remove fraudulent locksmith listings from their search results."
The complaint alleges that Google and the other defendants permitted illegal locksmith listings in search results causing $8.4 million in lost earnings/profits to the plaintiff, which was at one point an advertiser in each of the defendant services.
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