Google not liable for defamatory search snippets

Google not liable for defamatory search snippets: “

High Court heads off flood of cases from world + dog

Google is not the publisher of defamatory words that appear in its search results, the High Court ruled yesterday. Even when Google had been told that its results contained libellous words, it was not liable as a publisher, said Mr Justice Eady.…

(Via The Register – Public Sector.)

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