Allegedly defamatory comments from named authors should stay online, say MPs

Credits: Pinsent Masons,

"Web hosts and ISPs should be allowed to keep allegedly defamatory comments online as long as the author of the comment is identified and a notice of complaint is published alongside the comment, a Parliamentary committee has recommended."

"The system has been suggested by a joint Parliamentary committee reviewing proposed new UK defamation laws. The Joint Committee On The Defamation Bill said that a "cultural shift" is needed in how anonymous internet postings are viewed."

Above excerpt and full article on

, , , , ,

Comments are closed.

By continuing to use the KwikChex site, you agree to the use of cookies. More information

In accordance with the new EU directive we advise that the cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click the "Accept" button then you are consenting to this.