31 October 2012
Google was ordered to pay 208,000 USD after a jury at the Supreme Court of Victoria rejected its defence to a defamation claim, that it was simply pointing to material that others had published and therefore could not be liable for defamation.
- Australian judge orders Google to pay $208,000 in damages for defamatory search results (theverge.com)
- Defamation lawyer: an Irish-based oil exploration company chases posters on investor forums (internetlawexpert.co.uk)
- Australian wins $208k from Google for “mobster” defamation (arabtimesonline.com)