News: A £10 million damages claim against Donald Trump and other curious litigation [Updated]

7 02 2016

Kamran MalikAt the end of January 2016 it was widely reported that a “Muslim leader” was suing Donald Trump for £10 million over his claims that areas of London were “no go” areas for the police. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law, Strasbourg: Magyar Tartalomszolgáltatók Egyesülete and Index.hu Zrt v. Hungary, Intermediary liability (again) – Jonathan McCully

7 02 2016

mte-logo-nagyobbOn 2 February 2016, the Fourth Section of European Court of Human Rights handed down its judgment on intermediary liability in Magyar Tartalomszolgáltatók Egyesülete and Index.hu Zrt v. Hungary (Application No. 22947/13)([2016] ECHR 135). The judgment attempts to clarify the Grand Chamber’s findings in Delfi v. Estonia, whilst distinguishing that case on the basis that it involved “clearly unlawful speech” amounting to hate speech and incitement to violence. However, did the Court go far enough to protect free speech online? Read the rest of this entry »