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On Delfi v Estonia… Is it time to adopt a good-Samaritan style exemption?

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) recently upheld the decision of the First section in the case Delfi v Estonia, which in 2013 found that holding a news portal liable for the third-party comments posted on its Internet news portal did not amount to a violation of Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). 1,732 more words

Internet Intermediaries

News websites - take care with comments, ECHR ruling

NEWS website operators need to take care, following a judgement in the European Court of Human Rights.

This was the final appeal by an Estonian news site called Delfi, which took the case to the ECHR after it was found liable for third-party comments placed upon its site. 338 more words

Media Law

Case Law, Strasbourg: Armellini v Austria, No violation of Article 10 in "football bribes" defamation case

In the case of Armellini v Austria (Judgment of 16 April 2015) the First Section of the Court of Human Rights dismissed an Article 10 complaint by applicants who had been found guilty of defaming professional footballers by accusing them of taking bribes. 1,051 more words

Libel

Caped Crusaders and Princely Rights - The Human Rights Round-Up

Laura Profumo runs through the week’s human rights headlines.

In the News:

The Conservative party published its manifesto last week. The document makes for curious reading, writes academic… 1,054 more words

In The News

Transparency in the Court of Protection: press should be allowed names

A healthcare NHS Trust v P & Q EWCOP (13 March 2015) – read judgment

The Court of Protection has clarified the position on revealing the identity of an incapacitated adult where reporting restrictions apply. 801 more words

In The News

Refuge in Audacity?

…or a long story on a lot of not very much.

It’s been a busy few weeks for me. In the past few weeks on the Diploma I’ve had 6 or 7 assessments, some written, some oral and some both. 2,034 more words

Law