The European Court of Human Rights will soon hear a key case on website blocking and freedom of expression online – Kharitonov v Russia (app no. 10795/14). The case raises tons of important questions. It should be therefore closely watched by scholars, advocates and policy makers. As a part of Internet Policy Clinic at TILT,
Posted in ECHR, freedom of expression, hyperlinking, intermediaries, Liability of ISPs, secondary liability
Internet case-law of the ECtHR will soon be enriched. Magyar Jeti Zrt v Hungary is a new important pending case. It concerns liability for hyperlinks in the domestic defamation law and its compatibility with freedom of expression. The applicant is in the case is an operator of the Hungarian news portal 444.hu which is used by approximately
Posted in Art. 14 EcomD, defamation, ECHR, freedom of expression
Today, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is holding a hearing in an important intermediary liability case – Delfi AS v. Estonia (web-stream here). The Court is hoped to correct many issues which the Chamber judgement so flagrantly overlooked, and as a consequence alarmed 69 organizations to support the re-hearing of
Posted in CJEU, data protection, EU, free speech, freedom of expression, privacy, right to be forgotten
Being in Silicon Valley during the time when the honourable Court of Justice of the European Union “cracks” its epic right to be forgotten ruling, is a very interesting social experience. Suddenly, the European part of you receives a strange lot of attention among tech folks in all the small talks. No wonder.