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IndexOnCensorship.org: European Court judgement on Times is ‘disappointing and weak’

A guest comment from Peter Noorlander on the Free Speech blog over at IndexOnCensorship.org.

After outlining the details of this week’s Times case (the newspaper group was disputing the UK’s application of libel laws where the ‘internet publication rule’ allows for libel action every time archived material is accessed on the internet) Noorlander gives his own take on the judgement.

“This leaves a disappointing and weak judgment from the European Court of Human Rights,” he writes.

Full story at this link…