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Google LLC v Defteros [2022] HCA 27

On 17 August 2022, the High Court, by majority, found that Google was not a publisher of a defamatory media report which appeared on a user conducting an enquiry on Google’s search engine after inputting certain key search terms. In proceedings originally commenced by...

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SSL’s Jasmine Sims scores a win for open justice

Pleasing to see open justice prevailing once again over an application by an accused for media coverage suppression, and ditto the success of our SSL media law specialist Jasmine Sims making it so for West Australian Newspapers before Chief Magistrate Heath last week....

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