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 Updates for 2017-10-17 https://t.co/tOAobuhxMC 2017-10-18
- Irish court to refer validity of adequacy decisions re contractual clauses to CJEU DPC v Facebook  IEHC 545 https://t.co/AaJPuRD2Pe 2017-10-18
- Microsoft is again accused of violating privacy https://t.co/5rNpfaqKe5 2017-10-18
- Privacy verdict by India top court: Implications for business https://t.co/gdtp1H0yO5 2017-10-18
- New 'Coalition Against Piracy' Will Crack Down on Pirate Streaming Boxes https://t.co/AKRBfIItu9 2017-10-18
- Netflix, Amazon, movie studios sue over TickBox streaming device https://t.co/7zRqB6L2gf 2017-10-18
- Hollywood Confronts a Copyright Argument With Potential for Mass Disruption https://t.co/5jZOn84qMf 2017-10-18
- Chihuly and his Art: Who is the True Creator? https://t.co/dHjArvg4q6 2017-10-18
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