And finally… precarious liability

Argentina’s former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is suing Google after a search for her name allegedly identified her as the country’s “thief in chief”.

She alleges that Google displayed her position as “thief in chief of Argentina” on 17 May 2020 instead of vice-president of Argentina, the position she has held since late last year.

Writing on Twitter, Mrs Kirchner said she had sought “technological expertise against Google that will form evidence for a lawsuit”.

She added: “When lies and defamations are fired from massive platforms, there’s no limit to their circulation, they cannot be contained and the damage they do to the defamed is incalculable.”

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