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European Court of Human Rights—hyperlinks to defamatory content and Article 10 (Magyar Jeti Zrt v Hungary)

European Court of Human Rights—hyperlinks to defamatory content and Article 10 (Magyar Jeti Zrt v Hungary)
Published on: 10 December 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • European Court of Human Rights—hyperlinks to defamatory content and Article 10 (Magyar Jeti Zrt v Hungary)
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Article summary

TMT analysis: The European Court of Human Rights has found that an online news portal in Hungary has had its right to freedom of expression under Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights disproportionately restricted. The court found that the Hungarian courts’ imposition of objective liability for disseminating defamatory statements was not based on relevant and sufficient grounds. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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