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
- Gripe site ordered to remove names of United Airlines employees from site https://t.co/RLJZpXso6b ->
- CSA | What's New | Canadian Securities Regulators Publish Update on Cyber Security for Market Participants https://t.co/OMn3bnegty ->
- Florida’s Common Law Copyright Conundrum: Singing the “Repeal Me, Repeal You” Blues https://t.co/a8iH8bOQWQ ->
- Facebook to appeal German order on WhatsApp data https://t.co/NzGMh9Yezg ->
- Judge curt as Blacklock’s trial wraps https://t.co/Tcs1SdouFw ->
- Infosys, TCS investigated by US Department of Labor: corporate greed or visa violations? https://t.co/YAxL4d4WP6 ->
- Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-09-29 https://t.co/mhhWh1P9GC ->
- Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-09-29 https://t.co/dXkg2GkZpY ->
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