Suit On Billing For Google AdWords Gets Judge's Nod

Law360, New York (June 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A proposed class action over Google Inc.'s billing practices for its AdWords advertising service will move forward after a judge ruled that there are triable issues as to whether the company engaged in false advertising of the service.

The suit was filed in 2005 by Minnesota-based CLRB Industries LLC, a printing firm that does business as Industrial Printing, alleging that Google improperly charged it and other customers more than the “daily budget” they set up when enrolling in AdWords.

Last month, Judge James Ware of the...
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