09 Mar 2016

Legality of Negative Reviews

Is it legal to post a negative online review? What about attempts by companies to remove negative online reviews, is it legal, or lawful to try and suppress free speech? UK internet lawyer Yair Cohen has given a full length interview to  our colleagues at Reboot, one of UK’s most respectable Google search engine optimisation companies.

Legality of Negative Reviews

 

 

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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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