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
- Agents of influence: How reporters have been “weaponized” by leaks https://t.co/vfbJtIJHwz ->
- Postmedia reports quarterly loss of $99.4 million on steep declines in print advertising https://t.co/vzFag1mOWh ->
- China seen as winner as Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump rebuff TPP https://t.co/RGuat3UcpM ->
- UK Movie Pirates Lose Appeal, Prison Time Stands https://t.co/8quOXtZjkN ->
- Police Confirm Arrests of BlackCats-Games Operators https://t.co/N2vE9HpOV2 ->
- Content Thief Turned Content Creator Rails Against Piracy https://t.co/pV1rYjY7ef ->
- Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-10-20 https://t.co/iz30eYWnXZ ->
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