Google loses “Melbourne Crime” defamation case, man feels “vindicated”

19 02 2013

An Australian court has ruled that a Melbourne man was defamed by Google. Why? Because the search giant had posted images linked to his name on Google Images, implying that he was a criminal. Milorad “Michael” Trkulja¬†was victorious in a similar case against Yahoo in March 2012, where he won A$250,000 ($233,000). The Victoria Supreme Court’s Justice David Beach is expected to rule on damages next week.

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