Google $90 Million Click-Fraud Settlement Will Be Revised

A U.S. judge will revise $90 million “click fraud” settlement between Internet search engine Google Inc. and advertisers who say they were victims, after receiving 51 objections over the agreement.

The two-day hearing begins Monday. Under the $90 million (euro70.98 million) settlement - of which a third will be awarded to lawyers - thousands of advertisers worldwide will have a $60 million (euro47.32 million) fund against which they can file a claim.

In the lawsuit, some advertisers have said the settlement shifts the burden of proof to class members because they’d have to certify the number of bogus clicks

Link [thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/7/24/apworld/20060724085000&sec=apworld]

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