14 May '13, 5pm

German Court Says Google Must Block Libelous Words Added Via Autocomplete Function

Because Google’s autocomplete function uses an algorithm that relies on the frequency of previously searched terms, Bloomberg.com claimed the German spokesman for Google was surprised and disappointed by the ruling, finding it “incomprehensible” that Google could be held accountable for search terms entered by users. The Karlsruhe court argued that, “The search additions affect the plaintiff’s privacy rights as they convey the statement that there is a relationship between the plaintiff and the negative words. If that statement was untrue, the plaintiff’s rights would be violated.”

Full article: http://searchengineland.com/germany-says-google-must-bloc...

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