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Online Publication Claims: A Practical Guide

Edited by: Matrix Chambers, Hugh Tomlinson, Guy Vassall-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, unfamiliar 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.

Data Protection, Libel and Slander, Media and Entertainment Law, IT and Internet Law
Tables of Authorities
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;