ECHR rules Hungarian news website not liable for hyperlinking to defamatory content

6th December 2018 News 11 Views

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Hungarian news website should not be liable for hyperlinking to defamatory content, the Press Gazette reports. The website posted an article in 2013 about football supporters who shouted racist remarks. The article included a hyperlink to a YouTube video where a community leader said the people who said the remarks were members of the Jobbik political party. After the members sued, the High Court ordered the website to take down the page

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