27 Feb '18, 2pm

German court: Google has no 'duty to inspect' websites for illegal content before displaying

German court: Google has no 'duty to inspect' websites for illegal content before displaying

A ruling in favor of the litigants would have put a huge burden on Google to essentially review all website content in Germany for any potential violations before displaying it in search results. The German court, however, recognized the practical impossibility of this and held that a duty to take action is triggered only if Google is notified “of a clearly recognizable violation of individuals’ rights.”

Full article: https://searchengineland.com/german-court-google-no-duty-...

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