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Google loses autocomplete defamation suit in Japan

The search engine is ordered to change its autocomplete function and pay damages to a man who sued saying his name was being linked to crimes.

By April 16, 2013

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Google hit with $208K fine over alleged defamation

An Australian man charges the company with defaming him after search results for his name potentially link him to mobsters.

By November 12, 2012

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California bars online retailers' fines for negative reviews

Law prohibits online retailers from imposing contracts that require customers waive their right to express a negative opinion about their service experience.

By September 10, 2014

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Yahoo exec countersues against sexual harassment claim

A high-level female executive strikes back for defamation, after being accused of sexual harassment in a lurid lawsuit last week.

By July 16, 2014

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Amazon seller sues Amazon, Apple over deleted listings

A third-party retailer alleges the companies shut down its listings because the Apple accessories it sold were priced too low.

By July 1, 2014

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​How to find the positive in negative comments

The key to benefiting from online criticism is to ignore the trolls, acknowledge legitimate gripes, and realize the value of opposing viewpoints.

By April 30, 2014

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Punishment for defamer: Send 100 tweets of apology

A Malaysian man defames a magazine publisher. As part of the settlement, he must send 100 apologetic tweets over a three-day period.

By June 2, 2011

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Google loses defamation case in Italy

Court of Milan has upheld its earlier decision to order Google to filter out libelous phrases that pop up in automcomplete suggestions in the search input bar.

By April 5, 2011

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Facebook ordered to take down anti-Semitic page

The Anti-Defamation League says a page claiming Jewish people are involved in ritual murder constitutes hate speech and therefore should be removed immediately.

By February 5, 2014

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Tom Perkins apologizes for his 'Kristallnacht' reference

While the investor regrets comparing the Occupy Movement with Nazi Germany, he stands by his message that a "minority" of rich people are being "demonized" by a "majority" and "it's wrong and dangerous."

By January 27, 2014