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German court overturns Google autocomplete defamation dismissal

05/14, 9:13pm

Case previously dismissed, appeal sends ruling back for review

The German Federal Court of Justice has demanded that Google must censor autocomplete suggestions if they are defamatory or insulting. An unidentified company selling nutritional supplements brought the suit, claiming that when the company name was entered on Google Germany's website, it alleged fraud, and directed searchers to controversial Scientology sites.

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