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Google Israel Compelled to Expose Blogger

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Slav Ben Ari sends in this news bit from his blog – I cannot read Hebrew and can’t confirm this info:

You might be interested to know that Google Israel was compelled by our local court to disclose Blogger.com blogger IP address. Google agreed to supply the information, but not before the court suggested that the same blogger would be given a chance to respond to the motion anonymously.

It was agreed Google will disclose the IP address to court’s eyes only and only if the blogger wouldn’t respond, the IP would be provided to the plaintiff. The blogger didn’t respond (he got the message, according to Google) and the motion was granted.

Anyway, the blogger was accused of slander

(The American Heritage Dictionary defines “slander” as “Oral communication of false statements injurious to a person’s reputation” as well as “A false and malicious statement or report about someone.”)

Aren’t Google’s Blogspot servers located in the US, though?

In other recent news, a court in the US decided that a Blogspot blogger nick-named “Ortho Mom” may remain anonymous.

[Thanks Slav Ben Ari!]

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