Sep 122010
 September 12, 2010  Posted by  Business, Online

John M. Simpson of Consumer Watchdog writes:

Google has now decided  to run ads from Consumer Watchdog critical of the Internet giant’s privacy practices and aimed to promote a satirical animated video of CEO Eric Schmidt.

We bought three ads, linked to search terms like ” Google CEO Eric Schmidt” and “CEO Eric Schmidt Privacy.” Google disapproved  them giving as a reason, “Trademark in Ad Text.” Thursday Consumer Watchdog President Jamie Court and I wrote Schmidt arguing that the company had a moral obligation to display advertising from critics.

Read more on Consumer Watchdog while I digest putting “company” and “moral obligation” in the same sentence.

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