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 2017-12-14 https://t.co/G8rb1Hhvdx 2017-12-15
- Decision by Supreme Court on proprietary estoppel which has been applied to IP, Cowper‑Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61 https://t.co/F1XakY9SJl 2017-12-15
- These fake newspaper sites want you to believe they're based in Quebec https://t.co/YwMEV3FZx1 2017-12-15
- Make room for fintech, Competition Bureau urges regulators, an ‘important sector of the Canadian economy’ https://t.co/HGi2Zixv1R 2017-12-15
- Kim Dot Com loses collateral attack on his extradition https://t.co/Py4CzyCSpT 2017-12-15
- Kim Dotcom's Extradition Battle Suffers High Court Setback https://t.co/lrE53pYeVp 2017-12-15
- Copyhype Friday’s Endnotes – 12/15/17 https://t.co/dQd9qNP5qC 2017-12-15
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