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  1. Google Still Taking a Beating Over Max Mosley S&M Party Search Results

    Earlier this year, a German federal court ruled Google must restrict information in its autocomplete when it violates personal rights. That case was brought about when a plaintiff said defamatory autocomplete results linked him to fraud.

  2. Google Sued by Germany’s Former First Lady for Prostitution-Related Search Suggestions

    Google is facing another lawsuit over their autocomplete search feature. Google refuses to remove defamatory autocomplete suggestions that peg her as a prostitute, yet they have the capacity to block certain terms and remove results, as evidenced...

  3. Google Reviews Japanese Court Order Demanding Removal of Autocomplete Terms

    However, in January of this year, a French court ordered Google to pay a $65,000 fine and remove the word “escroc” (crook) as an Autocomplete suggestion for the name of the plaintiff in that case. The man’s lawyer, Hiroyuki Tomita, told Japan Times...

  4. Irish Hotel Drops Autocomplete Defamation Case Against Google

    The Ballymascanlon hotel opened its autocomplete defamation case against Google in June of this year. This case began with the autocomplete suggestion "Ballymascanlon receivership. An Irish hotel was suing Google for an autocomplete suggestion that...