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Qihoo 360 v. Sogou unfair competition claims 10 million yuan

via:博客园     time:2016/5/12 10:30:17     readed:1492

On May 12th news, Beijing Haidian court informed the Qihoo 360 Sogou prosecute unfair competition case.

Because of that Sogou input method in 360 search products induce users to unsuspecting click candidate words into Sogou search results page, causing confusion in the user, constitute unfair competition, Beijing Qihoo Technology Co., Ltd. will Beijing Sogou Information Service Co., Ltd. sued the court, claims tens of millions.

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Beijing Science and Technology Co., Ltd. Qihoo v. said it is 360 search, 360 browser and other products of human rights, 360 search as the plaintiff is one of the most important products, the user enjoys good reputation and high visibility. Beijing Sogou Information Service Co., Ltd. is the copyright owner Sogou input method, but also the right person and the operator Sogou search site, the two sides have a competitive relationship.

The plaintiff found that when using the Sogou input method input keywords in 360 search, the plaintiff's products, Sogou input method induced user clicks on the corresponding lookup, users confused, to enter the Sogou search results page.

The plaintiff believes that the defendant's conduct caused users to search serves as a source of confusion, from the plaintiffs hijacked a lot of traffic, improper competition, reduce the 360 search engine business opportunities, constitute unfair competition, so to the court filed a lawsuit.

At present, the case is under further investigation.

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