Photo Gallery: Fighting Online Defamation
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Photo Gallery: Fighting Online Defamation

Online Defamation Decision Brings More Complications than Clarity

Being defamed online can ruin lives and careers, but fighting back is always hard and often fruitless. Germany's Federal Court of Justice has now ruled that people defamed online can get information deleted, but it still forces Internet companies like Google to serve as unwilling judges and arbitrators.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan