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Report Says Google’s Search Is Protected By First Amendment Rights
2012-05-10 13:00:32

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com As Google faces more and more legal trouble for the way they handle users´ information and tailor their results, they´ve commissioned a professor of law slash blogger to write a report in their defense. In it, UCLA law professor Eugene Volokh posits Google has the same rights to put whatever they want in their search results as the New York Times has to decide what news is “Fit to Print.” In the report, Volokh says, “Google,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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