Refusal to investigate hate speech comments: ECHR condemns Lithuania
20 January, 2020
The European Court of Human Rights held that the discriminatory attitude of the Lithuanian justice authorities deprived the applicants of their right to an effective remedy The facts: In 2014, two young men posted on Facebook a photograph of them kissing. The...
Blocking access to content previously declared unlawful: a new obligation for online platforms?
15 January, 2020
The well-established principle of host providers' limited liability is in the hot seat As enshrined in the Directive on Electronic Commerce of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000, the host service provider cannot be liable for the content stored...