• http://www.seo-theory.com/wordpress/ Michael Martinez

    UK and Commonwealth law handle Internet defamation much more sensibly than U.S. law but I doubt he can make a real case against a search engine. At the very least, people should not set their expectations on the basis of precedents established in the U.S. courts.

  • http://sethf.com/ Seth Finkelstein

    Apparently he knows the legal issues. He’s got a detailed press release:

    “Why Does Google Publish Libel?”

  • http://www.seo-theory.com/wordpress/ Michael Martinez

    I am impressed with his results outside of the U.S. Given just how much intentionally false information is published on the Internet every day, it looks to me like Google has become the de facto policeman of the non-U.S. Internet.