Mexico Court Fines Google ~$200M Over Defamatory Google-Hosted Blog Post

From Mexico News Daily Friday:

Mexico City court docket has ordered tech big Google to pay greater than 4 billion pesos (US $196.4 million) to a Mexican lawyer for permitting defamatory data to be revealed about him on a running a blog platform it owns.

Ulrich Richter Morales, a legal lawyer, initiated authorized motion in opposition to the multinational know-how firm in 2015 because of its internet hosting on its Blogger platform of a weblog that linked him to drug trafficking, cash laundering and the falsification of paperwork.

The weblog, which stays on-line, however hasn’t been up to date since 2014, was revealed beneath the title Ulrich Richter Morales y sus chingaderas a la patria (Ulrich Richter Morales and his despicable deeds in opposition to the homeland). The identification of its creator isn’t publicly identified….

A totally different information account experiences that the effective is $250M (5 billion pesos). Google has stated it will attraction. Thanks to the Media Law Resource Center (MLRC) MediaLawDaily for the pointer.

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