If the judge knew that the misinformation was the problem, and he ordered the video taken down, then he is either a numbskull or evil, in that he is abusing his power to attempt to unnecessarily suppress information that does not belong to him. There's no third way.
Misinformation is quite obviously not the only problem. This was a video posted asking for someone to be blamed, and someone maliciously pointed a finger at someone who was close to being on the opposite side of the world at the time. If the malicious comment is removed but the video remains, someone else will be blamed. Leaving aside the whole issue of the futility of removing an object from the internet, the judge was correct in ascertaining that the problem was indeed the video, as it was an invitation to accuse, rather than serving any real purpose of justice. Everyone has been stiffed at some point, if some cabbie wants to make sure it doesn't happen again he should just spend some time showing the video to his colleagues. But the cabbies here are all probably too busy trying to get laws passed banning foreign drivers. Couldn't find a reference, but there was recently legislation here to affirm your right to skip taxis in a queue to find one that is to your liking, obviously because of cleanliness standards, or because you're a snob who insists on a Merc. Nothing to do with the fact the first guy in the queue was from Uganda, no sir, nothing like that at all.