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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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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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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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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 July 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 February 22, 2009

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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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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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Lower Chinese court rules iPads should be pulled from retailers

Local decision not expected to have wide-reaching effect. Meanwhile, Apple reportedly threatens defamation lawsuit against Proview.

By February 20, 2012