Day: June 28, 2017

Google v Equustek: worldwide de-indexing order against Google upheld by Supreme CourtGoogle v Equustek: worldwide de-indexing order against Google upheld by Supreme Court



The Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision today ruling that Canadian common law courts have the jurisdiction to make global de-indexing orders against search engines like Google. In so, ordering, the Court in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34 underlined the breadth of courts’ jurisdiction to make orders against search engines to stem illegal activities on the Internet including the sale of products manufactured using trade secrets misappropriated from innovative companies.

The decision arose from a lower court decision that ordered Google to block websites that were selling goods that violated the trade secrets of the plaintiffs.

Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-06-27Computer and Internet Updates for 2017-06-27