Is a search engine liable for publishing defamatory materials that are assembled for the first time in an automated manner by its programmed computers? In the recent Australian case Trkulja v Google Inc LLC & Anor (No 5)  VSC 533 (12 November 2012), a jury found Google liable. The trial judge confirmed the jury’s ruling holding that search engines are publishers for the purposes of defamation law when their computers produce and put together search results in accordance with their intended operation.
Archive for the ‘Internet defamation’ category
- CISAC sends open letter to MEP Reda http://t.co/1bzSe9hoNU ->
- Use of Text message to convict major invasion of privacy rights but still admissible R v Adeshina, 2015 SKCA 29 http://t.co/NIc31xBDQZ ->
- Restrictive covenant against departing employee not enforced Ims Health Canada Inc. v Harbin, 2014 ONSC 4350 http://t.co/qH31YuoSb0 ->
- Robert Campbell sentenced to 6 years for cyberbullying campaign http://t.co/PXkaPdPPaw ->
- Bell faces $750M lawsuit over advertising program http://t.co/PtRFqYdKPO ->
- No entrapment by police in counterfeit software sting leading to prosecution Volkov v. Russia  ECHR 393 http://t.co/aKKNO4he0g ->
- blogged: Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-04-16 http://t.co/cMCjBdY5oD ->
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