Tencent Technology News, June 28th news, for the Sogou input method was sued to hijack the three major search engine traffic, Sogou responded that "search candidates" function does not exist hijacking traffic, we feel very sorry for the verdict . An appeal will be filed with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court.
Sogou also said that this function combines input method and search to help users get the information they want faster. This innovation has been patented and its innovation has been recognized by the court in this trial.
Previously, according to the Haidian Court Network, Haidian Court sued Qihoo Company, Baidu Company, and Jingjing Company and Shenma Company for suspicious competition disputes such as Sogou Company by searching for candidate words for Sogou search traffic. Concentrated on the judgment, it is determined that Sogou Company constitutes unfair competition, and should stop unfair competition behavior, respectively, to publicly eliminate the influence of the three cases of the plaintiff, and compensate the Qihu Company and Baidu Company for economic losses of 5 million yuan, etc., to the company and the Shenma The company has compensated more than 20 million yuan.
The following is a response to Sogou:
Sogou believes in creating user value through leading technology and product innovation. Making the information easier is the original intention of the Sogou input method to launch the “search candidate” function. This feature combines input methods with search to help users get the information they want faster. This innovation has been patented and its innovation has been recognized by the court in this trial.
“The search candidate” function does not have hijacking traffic, and we are very sorry about the result of this decision. We will appeal to the Beijing Intellectual Property Court for further hearing and clarification.