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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 Apr. 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 Nov. 12, 2012

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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 Jun. 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 Apr. 5, 2011

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U.K. court clears Google search in defamation case

Google merely facilitates access to content but isn't actually a publisher liable for it, a High Court judge rules.

By Jul. 20, 2009

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Gawker to absorb Defamer gossip blog

Gawker Media had put the Hollywood gossip site up for sale as part of an effort to reduce the size of the blog network's portfolio.

By Feb. 22, 2009

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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 Jul. 1, 2014

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Google loses case in Germany over autocomplete search suggestions

The company will not have to remove autocomplete in Germany, but it must evaluate potential defamation claims when they are brought to its attention.

By May. 14, 2013

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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 Jan. 27, 2014

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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 Feb. 5, 2014