Are 20th Century defamation laws suitable to the task of regulating social media?

Posted Jun 29, 2020 | Posted in Uncategorized

The defamation case between Mr Dylan Voller, a former detainee, and some of Australia’s media companies has led the NSW Court of Appeal to confirm that parties who maintained public Facebook pages, and encouraged and facilitated third-party comments that were made visible to general Facebook users, were publishers of the comments.

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