- In a 20-page decision handed down last Friday, March 10, Judge R. Barclay Surrick of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed the lawsuit, saying the plaintiff failed to state a claim on which relief could be granted.
At issue in this case was the legality of Google's practice of automatically storing a copy of Web pages it indexes, a practice known as caching. It lets Google offer in its search results not only links to live Web pages but also to archived snapshots of those pages kept by Google.
Source: "Judge Validates Legality of Google's Caching Practice.
Juan Carlos Perez, IDG News Service. March 17, 2006. PCWorld