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  1. Court Rules Yelp May Demand Money for Adding and Removing Reviews

    Unfortunately, according to defamation attorney Aaron Minc, there is a flip side to this act that shields sites like Yelp from liability. It's also significant that Yelp won this lawsuit, according to Minc, because it is now case law and can be...

  2. The Dirty Lawsuit Could be First of its Kind in Reputation Management

    While previous defamation cases against The Dirty ( and many similar websites have been dismissed due to the "Communications Decency Act(CDA)," which protects public forums from being liable for comments posted by its users, Jones...

  3. Miami Heat Minority Owner Sues Google Over Unflattering Photo

    In fact, it’s the second time he’s filed suit against the blogger; he lost his defamation case last year. In the 2011 defamation suit, Katz’s lawyer Todd Levine issued a stern warning to those who would consider covering the news about the case.

  4. Human-flesh Search Engines Unearth Dark Side of Online Community

    The adulterer and mistress were found via a social and business networks like Facebook and Linkedin (who, incidentally, were the only ones able to successfully win a defamation case against the human flesh search against them).

  5. Elixir Interactive Online Reputation Management Case Study

    The complaint sites use CDA 230 to protect themselves, the posters are anonymous, and the legal system falls short when it comes to online defamation. As the Elixir Interactive Online Reputation Management Case Study says, "You are probably aware...

  6. Daily SearchCast, July 14, 2006: Judge Decides Google Can Rank Pages As It Pleases; Google Lets You Just Say No To ODP Descriptions; Microsoft An Enterprise Search Player? & More!

    Kinderstart has lost its case over lost rankings on Google, though the company will be allowed to amend defamation claims relating to its PageRank zero score. But the entire case exposes vulnerabilities Google has created for itself with mixed...

  7. Google In Controversy Over Top-Ranking For Anti-Jewish Site

    This came out as part of an apology by Google to the Anti-Defamation League. It removes material because it may be deemed illegal, as was the case in the infamous chester guide search. Yet in this case, Google reports that only 55 sites actually...