"Chilling" restriction on freedom of expression? Website comments judgment

1 July 2015 | 10:11am

The European Court of Human Rights has published a judgment on comments on an internet news portal.  The judgment places liability for comments on the website, in a decision which has caused concern given factors including the scale of the problem (the infinite reach of the internet), anonymity of commentators and jurisdictional issues.  Click here for a case summary.