Court says Melbourne dentist can seek user details from Google over bad review

Matthew Kabbabe wants to sue anonymous user who posted that procedure was ‘a complete waste of time’

A Melbourne dentist has been given permission by the federal court to serve Google to attempt to find out the personal details of an anonymous account that left a bad review about his practice.

Dr Matthew Kabbabe, a dental surgeon in Northcote, is seeking to sue a user known only as CBsm 23 for defamation over a negative review of his business in which the user claimed the dentist made the experience “extremely awkward and uncomfortable” and the procedure was “a complete waste of time”.

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