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
- "Detailed analysis of Federal Circuit hearing in Oracle v. Google: copyrightability is certain" http://t.co/peBs3iUycl ->
- "Is Software Patentable?: Supreme Court to Decide" http://t.co/4xyT7bJom3 ->
Email exchange not offer to license music Beastie Boys v.2013 WL 5902970 (S.D.N.Y) ->
- Copyhype Friday’s Endnotes – 12/06/13 http://t.co/N5uuz2A6gI ->
- On snooping disclosures, AT&T and Internet companies are like night and day http://t.co/keFOn1WBry ->
- IPC accepts “unreasonable interference” argument in e-FOI case http://t.co/NtHF0Hpovh ->
- Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2013-12-07: Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2013-11-… http://t.co/eMB6ZmxsQr ->
- Barry`s tweats
Google Alert - CASL or (Canada anti-spam law) http://t.co/rc3DaWFsgV
David Lowery: Silicon Valley must be stopped, or creativity will be destroyed http://t.co/cXzpNWPMfA
Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2013-12-08: "Detailed analysis of Federal Circuit hearing in Oracle v. G... http://t.co/n1P8epQI2w
Four candidates compete to head WIPO http://t.co/tcrUtUcgFF
Dilemma Resolved: No Unfair Competition says French Court on protection for formats http://t.co/U5dO1ixAqU
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