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Google search results defamed Melbourne man
A Melbourne man has won a defamation case against search giant Google over images of him alongside well-known Underworld figures that appeared in its search results.
A six-person Supreme Court jury found Michael Trkulja had been defamed by the images, which he first contacted Google about removing in 2009.
When Mr Trkulja's name was typed into Google's image search, photos had showed up of him alongside gangland figures Tony Mokbel and Dennis Tanner.
Google search results also linked to a page on a now defunct website, Melbourne Crime, which had published photos of the men labelled with his name.
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Google cannot hide behind the algo forever. If the algo does not produce legitimate results that comply with the law then the algo has to change.