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Online media need protection from liability for user comments

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10 Jun 2014

The Media Legal Defence Initiative has filed a brief with the European Court of Human Rights asking it to respect the principle that online media should not have to monitor the thousands of comments left on their sites by readers every day.

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European Court clarifies intermediary liability standard

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25 Feb 2016

On 2 February 2016, the European Court of Human Rights handed down its judgment on intermediary liability in MTE and Index.hu Zrt v. Hungary.

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Liability for Comments Posted by Online Readers

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14 Jan 2014

MLDI has led a coalition of 69 news organisations in urging the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights to formally review a judgment by one of the court’s lower chambers in a case concerning the extent to which news websites can be held liable for comments left by users.

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European court agrees to review online media judgment

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14 Jan 2014

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has agreed to review a judgment that will have major implications for all online media as well as bloggers who allow others to post comments on their websites.

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