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Online Publication Claims: A Practical Guide

Edited by: Hugh Tomlinson, Guy Vassell-Adams

ISBN13: 9781999831301
Published: November 2017
Publisher: Matrix Chambers
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £34.99



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Online Publication Claims: A Practical Guide is for those advising or assisting in bringing or defending Media Law civil claims arising out of online publication.

The book's aim is to provide a 'road map' for what is an expanding but, for many, infamiliar area of litigation.

It deals with private tort claims in which claimants seek to assert their article 8 rights to reputation or privacy in the courts of England and Wales - In particular defamation, harrassment, breach of confidence, misuse of private information and data protection.

Key topics addressed in this book include:-

  • Using online notice and takedown procedures as an alternative to bringing legal proceedings
  • The 'right to be forgotten'
  • Court Procedures for identifying anonymous defendants
  • Establishing who is legally repsonsible for online publication.
  • Jurisdiction and choice of law
  • A guide to the media law torts as they apply to online publication
  • The Liability of internet intermediaries
  • Remedies at the interim and final stages of proceedings
  • Guidance for both cliaments and defendants on the practicalities of bringing, and defending, cliams.

Subjects:
Internet Law, Libel and Slander, Media and Entertainment Law
Contents:
Tables of Authorities
Introduction;
1. The Internet, Site Owners and Takedown Procedures
2. The Right to Be Forgotten
3. Identifying the Defendent
4. Jurisdiction and Choice of Law
5. Liability for Online Publication: Defamation, Malicious Falsehood and Harrassment
6. Liability for Online Publication: Breach of Confidence, Misuse of Private Information, Data Protection
7. Defences Specific to Information Society Service Providers
8. Remedies
9. Bringing a Claim: Practical Issues
10. Defending a Claim: Practical Issues;
Index