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Hyperlinking and ISP liability clarified by Supreme Court in Crookes case

Hyperlinking and ISP liability clarified by Supreme Court in Crookes case | Aspectos Legales de las Tecnologías de Información | Scoop.it

The Supreme Court released its reasons in Crookes v. Newton 2011 SCC 47 yesterday. The legal issue in the appeal was whether hyperlinks that connect to allegedly defamatory material can be said to “publish” that material. The majority of the Court concluded that a hyperlink, by itself, should never be seen as “publication” of the content to which it refers. Although the case dealt mainly with that issue the Court gave expansive reasons which will have significant impacts on future cases involving Internet defamation, freedom of expression on the Internet, and the liability of ISPs for dissemination of defamatory or infringing content.

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Canadian Supreme Court Says No Liability For Linking To Defamatory Content | Techdirt

Canadian Supreme Court Says No Liability For Linking To Defamatory Content | Techdirt | Aspectos Legales de las Tecnologías de Información | Scoop.it

In 2008, a district court ruled that merely linking to defamatory content is not defamatory. That ruling was appealed. In 2009, an appeals court agreed, again reiterating to Crookes that linking is not defamatory. And yet, that ruling was appealed again, and the Canadian Supreme Court agreed to hear the case.

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