Google has been successfully sued for defamation in Australia by a man who found his image associated with gangsters in search results. The man won the defamation lawsuit after showing Google's search results linked him to an underworld figure.
The Ballymascanlon Hotel in Ireland was suing Google for an autocomplete suggestion that implied the hotel was in financial trouble. That case has now been withdrawn, although no details of any settlement have been released.
Kinderstart has lost its case over lost rankings on Google, though the company will be allowed to amend defamation claims relating to ... read more