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Case Law, Canada: Haaretz.com v Goldhar: Supreme Court rules on jurisdiction and forum in multi-jurisdictional Internet defamation claims – Natasha Holcroft-Emmess

In Haaretz.com v Goldhar 2018 SCC 28, the Canadian Supreme Court considered jurisdiction and forum conveniens in a multi-jurisdictional Internet libel claim. The Court was divided – allowing the news organisation’s appeal 6:3. All of the Justices concluded that Canada had jurisdiction to hear the claim, but a majority found that Israel was a clearly more appropriate forum. Continue reading

Case Law, Strasbourg: Tamiz v UK: Article 8 complaint inadmissible, wide margin of appreciation on defamatory blog comment removal process – Natasha Holcroft-Emmess

In Tamiz v UK, defamatory allegations published in blog comments remained online for over three months without national courts providing a remedy, but the European Court of Human Rights declared inadmissible a complaint that the UK had breached its positive obligation under Article 8 ECHR to provide protection for reputation. Continue reading

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