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Google loses first round of court battle with CS Ann Waiguru

Internet, Mobile, social media
In Summary The Constitutional and Human Rights Division of the High Court declined to grant Google Kenya’s prayers to be struck out of the case in which Ms Waiguru has sued the Internet firm. Google Kenya applied in response to a suit the CS had filed against it and Google Inc. as part of her fight with a Kenyan website Daily Post over publication of a story she claims was defamatory and libellous about her. Ms Waiguru had sought court orders compelling Google Kenya to reveal the identities of the owners of the Daily Post in order to facilitate the legal action she wanted to take against the publishers. Internet giant Google has lost round one in a court battle with Planning secretary Anne Waiguru that is expected to define the boundaries of liability for online carriers of mat