“French blogger fined over review’s Google search placing”

by Walter Olson on July 18, 2014

“A French judge has ruled against a blogger because her scathing restaurant review was too prominent in Google search results.” Caroline Doudet “was sued by the owner of Il Giardino restaurant in the Aquitaine region of southwestern France after she wrote a blogpost entitled ‘the place to avoid in Cap-Ferret: Il Giardino'”. [BBC]

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1 ras 07.18.14 at 5:48 pm

The powers that be are all in favor of free speech as long as no one can hear you. See, for ex, campus free-speech zones.

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