Well Google has been the subject of many Slaw comments, but it’s on the legal side that it’s hit the news recently.
It won an important decision before Justice Eady of the English High Court in which the court held that Google was not liable as a publisher of defamatory comments when comments made in an internet forum about Metropolitan International Schools, a British company that operates Internet-based training courses, surfaced in the top rankings of a Google search for the company. Of course now the Schools’ highest hit is Eady’s judgment.
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“When a snippet is thrown up on the