It is the first we heard about Google can’t do something and clearly it’t not the public image Google have. Google has tried but failed to remove two internet links showing Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence in all her beauty weeks after her legal team threatened to sue. The internet giant has successfully taken down a website that hosted the nude pictures of the actress on Monday, but within hours the embarrassing photo-takes were back online after the host changed the domain name. The failed attempt by Google follows a legal request filed on Lawrence’s behalf at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp on September 24 asking the Silicon Valley company to remove links to the site.
Legal requests tracking site, the Chilling Effects, says that two links were barred under the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), requiring providers to remove protected material upon request. Google is forced to shut down picture fappening search results after on August 31, unidentified hackers released the first batch of nude celebrity pictures. Culprits allegedly broke into iCloud accounts and stole private photos of hundreds of people. The images of Lawrence and many of her colleagues were then made available to the general public via 4Chan online forum.
Following the massive leak a group of celebrities whose photos were made public have threatened to sue Google for $100 million.