Saturday, September 5, 2015   

Autocomplete feature may get Google in legal trouble
(08-06 17:44)

A court has ruled that a Hong Kong tycoon can sue Google over its autocomplete results suggesting he has links to organized crime.
In a judgment released Wednesday, the court dismissed the Internet search giant's objections to tycoon Albert Yeung Sau-shing's defamation lawsuit.
Yeung filed the lawsuit after he failed to get Google to remove suggested terms related to triads, or organized crime gangs, in connection with searches for his name.
The billionaire's business empire includes an entertainment company that produces films and manages some of the city's biggest celebrities.
It's the latest legal headache for Google over its search service. Earlier this year, the European Union's top court ruled that Google and other search engines must respond to requests seeking removal of links to personal information. --AP   
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