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
- Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2017-04-22 https://t.co/S6mV9vmtUh ->
- Competition bureau may have dropped Google investigation due to ‘relative market share’: Heritage memo https://t.co/DHYzfo0uzk ->
- Jury awards Baraboo artist more than $4 million over corporate copyright infringment https://t.co/qVh0ghL4KD ->
- RIAA Sues Grande Communications in New DMCA Case https://t.co/Vyol18yMPe ->
- Software reseller slapped with $1M damages in Microsoft copyright case https://t.co/bsKIJE9ulu ->
- Lawyer wins $160,000 judgment against condo neighbours https://t.co/YlY3h5zr0E ->
- How Google eats a business whole | The Outline https://t.co/dOYFH6VXjh ->
- Copyhype Friday’s Endnotes – 04/21/17 https://t.co/wGj8Dm97o6 ->
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