Google Search Hint Didn't Invade Privacy, 7th Circ. Says

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 4:04 PM EST) -- The Seventh Circuit on Wednesday said a Wisconsin woman had torpedoed her own privacy lawsuit alleging Google Inc. and its AdWords program misappropriated her name by connecting it with a male sexual dysfunction drug, because she'd already made her claims part of the public record by filing a previous suit against Yahoo Inc.

Beverly Stayart had alleged that when a computer user entered “Bev Stayart” into Google’s search engine, Google Suggest automatically recommended an additional search for “Bev Stayart Levitra,” which she said violated a Wisconsin...
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