‘Which court has jurisdiction over an online defamation case? AG Hogan’s Opinion in Case C-251/20’

“A person or a company that has been defamed on the Internet may demand not only the removal or rectification of discrediting comments, but also compensation for any material or non-material damage suffered. The question is which court should be addressed, since comments posted on the Internet may be accessible in various Member States. This query is the focus of the dispute in case C-251/20 Gtflix Tv vs DR pending before the Court of Justice. Last Thursday (16.09.2021) Advocate General Gerard Hogan issued his opinion …” (more)

[Adrianna Michałowicz, Recent developments in European Consumer Law, 22 September]

First posted 2021-09-23 10:00:33

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