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
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- Internet "Framing" Is A Valid Ground For Copyright Infringement In Canada https://t.co/JYTppN2NWG ->
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- Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-06-18 https://t.co/iCQw1MsvbO ->
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