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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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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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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

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Battery-free flashlight among Google Science Fair winners

Teens invent a warning system for approaching ambulances, banana peel bioplastics, and flu drug modeling.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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Google's new Motorola ad one-ups Apple: It's <i>all-</i>American

Perhaps spurred by Apple embracing "Designed in California," Google's tease of its new Moto X claims it's "designed, engineered and assembled in the USA." Just in time for July 4.

By Jul. 2, 2013

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Plan B to launch O2 4G with live online show on 29 August

Chart-topper Plan B plays live to celebrate O2's new 4G super-fast mobile network going live on 29 August.

By Aug. 12, 2013