Understanding Search Engines: A Legal Perspective on Liability in the Internet Law Vista

Computer Law & Security Review, Volume 29, Issue 1, February 2013, 40-47, DOI: 10.1016/j.clsr.2012.11.009

12 Pages Posted: 10 Dec 2018

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Gonenc Gurkaynak

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law

İlay Yılmaz

ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law

Derya Durlu Gürzumar

University of Neuchâtel

Date Written: February 2013

Abstract

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.

Keywords: Search engine liability, Internet law, Online advertising, Turkish law

JEL Classification: K24

Suggested Citation

Gurkaynak, Gonenc and Yılmaz, İlay and Durlu Gürzumar, Derya, Understanding Search Engines: A Legal Perspective on Liability in the Internet Law Vista (February 2013). Computer Law & Security Review, Volume 29, Issue 1, February 2013, 40-47, DOI: 10.1016/j.clsr.2012.11.009 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3285837

Gonenc Gurkaynak (Contact Author)

ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law ( email )

Çitlenbik Sokak No:12
Yıldız Mahallesi
Istanbul, Beşiktaş 34349
Turkey

İlay Yılmaz

ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law ( email )

Çitlenbik Sokak No:12
Yıldız Mahallesi
Istanbul, Beşiktaş 34349
Turkey

Derya Durlu Gürzumar

University of Neuchâtel ( email )

Neuchatel, CH-2000
Switzerland

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