High court casts doubt on media companies’ claim of not being responsible for defamatory comments on social media posts

News Corp and Fairfax Media challenge ruling they are liable for defamatory comments on their Facebook postsThe high court has cast doubt on media companies’ claims that they are not responsible for defamatory comments on their social media posts. Fairfax Media and News Corp have taken the matter to the high court after a NSW court of appeal found they were liable for defamatory material in Facebook comments on their posts about the incarceration of juvenile offender Dylan Voller, whose mistreatment in the Northern Territory’s Don Dale youth detention centre led to a royal commission. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-18 07:19:27 UTC ]
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