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Editor: Christine A. Corcos
Louisiana State Univ.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Douglas on Publication of Defamation by Encouraging Third Party Comments on Social Media

Michael Douglas, The University of Western Australia Law School, has published Publication of Defamation by Encouraging Third Party Comments on Social Media at 138 Law Quarterly Reviw 362 (July 2022). Here is the abstract.

In Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd v Voller [2021] HCA 27 the High Court of Australia held that media companies operating Facebook pages had published allegedly defamatory comments of third-party users made in response to content the companies had posted on their pages.

Download the article from SSRN at the link.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/2022/07/douglas-on-publication-of-defamation-by-encouraging-third-party-comments-on-social-media-.html

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