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Metropolitan International Schools Ltd v (1) Designtechnica Corp (2) Google UK Ltd & (3) Google Inc


In a ground breaking decision the High Court today ruled that Google was not a publisher at common law in respect of defamatory “snippets” generated by a search on Google and displayed in its search results. It was not responsible for the publication of such snippets even after being notified of a complaint by the defamed person.  Catrin Evans (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain) was junior counsel for Google.

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