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Typing 140 characters has come at a heavy price for an Australian newspaper after it was ordered to pay AU$80,000 for defaming one of the country's highest ranking politicians in two short tweets.
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.
An Australian man charges the company with defaming him after search results for his name potentially link him to mobsters.
Movie director files $1 million lawsuit against Gawker, claiming the site facilitated copyright infringement of an unproduced script published to the Internet last week.
A Malaysian man defames a magazine publisher. As part of the settlement, he must send 100 apologetic tweets over a three-day period.
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.
Google merely facilitates access to content but isn't actually a publisher liable for it, a High Court judge rules.
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.
The attack was launched at Consumerist, a blog that Gawker no longer owns but which is still hosted on the same servers.
The mood at the annual digital-culture confab was one of cautious optimism and camaraderie--except when it was clear there are still lots of unknowns.