Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 20

Google Sued Over Autocomplete

Google’s autocomplete search function is the subject of several legal disputes around the world in which plaintiffs accuse the search engine giant of defamation and invasion of privacy. The libel allegedly occurs when a subject’s name is typed into the search bar and Google autocompletes the query with an undesirable phrase added on. For example, …

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May 18

Can the winner(s) of the Powerball lottery choose to be $223.1 million poorer?

Things are starting to heat up again, and I’m not referring to the scorching pre-summer heat! The Powerball Lottery, played in 43 states, is approaching all-time highs. Saturday’s drawing is estimated at $600 million and gearing up to be the second-largest jackpot in US history. According to the Powerball Lottery, the odds of winning this …

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