Google Cleared By Australia’s High Court In Landmark AdWords Case

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http://techcrunch.com – Google won an important court case in Australia on Wednesday when the country’s High Court ruled that the Internet behemoth did not violate fair trade law by allowing companies to purchase AdWords containing their competitor’s names. Five judges of Australia’s High Court ruled unanimously in favor of Google, overturning a previous ruling from the Federal Court, which had ordered the company to set up a compliance program to make sure paid ads on its search engine are not misleading. The Federal Court had found in 2012 that four advertisements were misleading and breached Aust (IT news)