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Chuvashia Court Finds Internet Forums Not Liable For Users’ Comments

posted 19 Jun 2012, 17:40 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 19 Jun 2012, 17:43 ]
18 June 2012 

Source: Open News Agency 

Photo: Open News Agency 

The owners of Internet Forums are not liable for users’ comments. 

The Civil Division of the Supreme Court of Chuvashia ruled on 18 June 2012 that owners of internet forums are not liable for users’ comments. The chair of the human rights defence organization Shield and Sword, Aleksei Glukhov, told Agora of the court’s decision. Glukhov was also the lawyer acting on behalf of the internet forum owner. [Read more]