Read the latest online defamation case law updates from around the world. A collection of important court decisions by courts worldwide searchable by country and updated daily.
A Federal Court Judge in Germany ordered Google to adhere to requests to remove autocomplete entries from its Google search bar in Germany if they are defamatory. Read more
Twitter ordered to expose anonymous bigots. Read more.
Facebook ordered to delete dead woman’s account. Read more.
Update Google loses autocomplete law suit in Japan. Read more.
Twitter must release identity of anonymous tweeters or face fine of $1,300 a day. Read more.
Restaurant owner found guilty after defaming a customer who wrote a review of her dining experience. Read more
31 October 2012
Google has unsuccessfully argued that it was simply pointing to material that others had published and therefore could not be liable for defamation. Read more
A French court ordered Google to disassociate a plaintiff from specific search results and to pay him compensations. Read more
First Malyasian court to award damages over defamatory twitter posts. Read more
High Court Judge awards ex-cricketer £90,000 in damages after a 24 word tweet. Read more
Google was issued with a court order telling the company to disable parts of autocomplete pending a full hearing in the matter. Read more