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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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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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Guilty pleasures: 5 celebrity gossip sites revealed

We might not want to admit it, but celebrity gossip is one of our favorite guilty pleasures. Find out which sites are the best, from Defamer to TMZ. (And no, we don't forget Perez Hilton.)

By February 28, 2009

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Quentin Tarantino sues Gawker over link to leaked movie script

Movie director files $1 million lawsuit against Gawker, claiming the site facilitated copyright infringement of an unproduced script published to the Internet last week.

By January 27, 2014

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Denial-of-service attack downed Gawker Media

The attack was launched at Consumerist, a blog that Gawker no longer owns but which is still hosted on the same servers.

By August 4, 2009

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Rumor: Gawker Media to launch science fiction blog

The parent company of successful blogs like Kotaku and Lifehacker is rumored to be working on a sci-fi title, and has a highly sought-after editor in mind.

By June 12, 2007