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 Kinderstart v. Google: Second Amended Complaint (for more information on the case see Update 38 and 41)

In July 2006 U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel for the Northern District in San Jose dismissed a lawsuit brought by that accused Google in March 2006 of "pervasive monopolistic practices" that led to the denial of the site's free speech rights, prevention and destruction of competition, and predatory pricing (N.D. Cal. motion to dismiss granted July 13, 2006). Kinderstart, a parenting search engine site, filed its suit after suffering an approximate 70 percent drop in monthly traffic after Google buried its visibility in search results. In September 2006 KinderStart issued a 63 page second amended complaint against Google.

For a more comprehensive look at the lawsuit in German see: Ott, Google gegen




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