French court orders Google to block Max Mosley orgy pictures

PARIS (AFP) - A French court on Wednesday ordered Google to prevent its search engine from providing links to images of a sadomasochist orgy involving former Formula One boss Max Mosley.

Google had strongly opposed Mosley's request, arguing that it would set a dangerous legal precedent for censorship of the Internet.

The landmark ruling relates to nine widely circulated images taken from a video of the orgy that was filmed by Britain's now defunct News of the World.