• Understanding Search Engines: A Legal Perspective on Liability on the Internet Law Vista
  • August 27, 2013 | Author: Gönenç Gürkaynak
  • Law Firm: ELIG Attorneys-at-Law - Istanbul Office
  • This contribution discusses the legal dimension of search engines in an Internet law context, through both a global lens and a Turkish perspective. This paper introduces search engine liability in the growing Internet industry and the role of search engines in distributing and disseminating information. Next, this paper considers a global perspective on the legal dimension of search engines from United States case law, United Kingdom case law, and other European courts and legislation. This contribution then discusses the liability of search engines in the Turkish legal context. The conclusion provides an overall evaluation of the current status of search engine liability and prospects on its potential development.