[TechWeb] reported on October 27th news, Beijing Haidian court recently announced the case before the official micro-blog: user input text search engine Baidu Sogou input method, click on the search of candidate words into Sogou search page, Baidu unfair competition sued Sogou, Haidian court verdict Sogou input method to stop acts of unfair competition, eliminating the effects of and compensation for the loss of 500 thousand yuan.
Baidu sued Sogou input unfair competition won 500 thousand yuan in the first instance awarded
after the court held that Sogou companies and Baidu Inc are operating search business, the two have a competitive relationship. In 360, YAHOO search and search environment, Sogou input method did not show the search candidate, and to explain the company failed to Sogou Baidu search, to take targeted difference discrimination, unfair competition.
at the same time, in the sentence, the court for the first time from the angle of establishing "collision avoidance principle", "user first must consider the requirements of Sogou search using Baidu’s willingness to avoid confusion with Baidu services".
it is understood that the cause of the case in 2014, users found in the use of search search Sogou input method input text box in Baidu, Sogou input method will automatically pop-up drop-down vocabulary related search keywords, Internet users click on any word will be shown under latifiya, in the state of knowledge. Is the relevant search results automatically jump and switch to the Sogou page.
currently, Baidu and Sogou are clear whether the appeal. (Ming Yu)