27 Feb 2018

Anonymous Web ‘Trolls’ Are Targeted by Company Lawyers in U.K. Lawsuits

MoneySavingExpert, a British personal finance site with 5 million readers, was forced to hand over personal details about three users Similar orders have been granted in the U.K. over comments posted on Google Inc. (GOOG) blogs and comment boards at its YouTube unit’s website, said Yair Cohen, a lawyer for JPC.

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    In the discussion about social media platforms as “publishers” of posts by users, it is worth remembering that this is not new law. See for example this case about Google reviews. https://www.smh.com.au/national/google-has-early-win-in-fighting-contempt-charge-over-defamatory-reviews-20190712-p526kc.html

    I just added “UK cyberwarfare declaration” to Social Media Law UK by Yair Cohen on #Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/channels/1464166/625405255

    I just added “RT banned from YouTube.mp4” to Internet Law Expert News on #Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/channels/internetlawexpert/617185952

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