Suing Facebook is no easy matter – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted November 10th, 2015 in appeals, defamation, EC law, human rights, internet, news, privacy by sally

‘An action in defamation and under the right to privacy against Facebook has been dismissed in the High Court. The Facebook entity named as defendant did not “control” the publication so as to allow liability; and even if it did, no claim under the Human Rights Act could lie against FB as it could not be described as any sort of a public authority for the purposes of Section 6 of the Act.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 9th November 2015