James F. Booth

For more than 25 years, James Booth has provided consulting and legal services to telecommunications carriers and to enterprise companies that manage their own telecommunications networks. Since June of 2009 he has also served as General Counsel of Spread Networks, LLC, which is the industry leader in the construction and operation of low latency high speed networks. Before joining Spread he was General Counsel for OnFiber Communications, a competitive telecommunications provider, and was the sole attorney for Qwest Communications International in support of its construction of an 18,800 mile fiber optic network spanning the United States. Earlier he was lead counsel for U S WEST in its wireless and cable television ventures in the United States, Europe and Hong Kong.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Google Wins Australia Appeal Over Ads

The High Court of Australia unanimously found that Google didn't engage in misleading or deceptive conduct by running adverts that had used a competitor's name as a keyword to trigger their advertisement. The judgement represented a defeat for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which had brought the case against Google. A sitting of the Federal Court of Australia in April last year had ruled in favor of the regulator. http://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/2013/02/06/google-wins-australia-appeal-over-ads/