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French court orders Yahoo! to block French users from auction sites

PARIS -- A French court on Monday ordered Yahoo! to block French Web users from its auction sites selling Nazi memorabilia in a landmark ruling that could...

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French court rejects lawsuit against English-only Georgia Tech page

PARIS (AP) - In a setback to French language purists, a court today refused to force Georgia Tech's French campus to translate its Internet site into French. French language watchdog groups had used a previously little-enforced law to sue the university's campus in eastern France, demanding that it make its page on the World Wide Web bilingual.

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Former Vivendi chief faces further day of questioning

...and telecommunications group. Messier will be held until Wednesday after his detention was extended by 24 hours, a French court official said on condition of anonymity. The former Vivendi chairman and CEO presented himself voluntarily to fraud...

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French lawsuit challenges heart of Google's business model

...was seeking in damages. Under French court procedures, details will not be...the first ruling of its kind, a French court fined Google $90,000 and ordered...appealed. And in February, another French court ordered Google to pay costs in...

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Business briefs

...of 2001. Yahoo! seeks to block French court SAN JOSE, Calif. - Yahoo! Inc...asking a federal judge to block a French court's order that it keep computer...Clara-based Yahoo! said the French court violated the company's free speech...

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Bardot punished for 'wrong' thinking

...She was fined $23,325, and ordered to pay an anti-racism group another $1,555. So, if you can convince a French court that someone's speech is wrong or maybe just hateful, you can make a buck and maybe silence an enemy. That's a...

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Swimsuit makers might go back in time

...needs to take a step backward." TYR had a suit similar to Jaked's and Arena's rejected by FINA and appealed to a French court, which last week agreed that the suits need to be retested but ruled there wasn't enough time to do so before the...

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War of words

...because the Web site was created in France, it was therefore advertising in France, and thus subject to French law. A French court ruled in Georgia Tech's favor, but because of faulty legal procedure on the plantiffs' part, leaving open the question...

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People in the News

...along." On the Net: http://www.bobgeldof.info/ http://www.doctorsoftheworld.org/ --- PARIS - A French court has delayed a hearing on a lawsuit filed by a screenwriter who alleges the complex global thriller "Syriana" was largely...

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Overtime

...individual teams. Auto Racing Court overturns ban of former F1 boss F1's governing body is considering an appeal after a French court overturned the lifetime suspension of former Renault Formula One boss Flavio Briatore on Tuesday. FIA banned Briatore...

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