Defamation Act

11 November 2015 at 9:03am
The European Commission have recently announced a consultation into online platforms. Last month the House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-committee invited submissions of evidence to inform the UK's response.
3 January 2014 at 12:08pm
The Ministry of Justice have now published detailed instructions for website operators who want to use the new Defamation Act 2013 process to handle allegations that third-party postings are defamatory.
17 December 2013 at 11:16am
The Government has recently announced that the Defamation Act 2013 will come into force in England and Wales on January 1st 2014. Section 5 of the Act addresses a couple of problems that have particularly affected Janet customers who operate websites.
28 August 2013 at 9:36am
Implementation of the new provisions for website operators under the Defamation Act 2013 has come a step closer, with the Ministry of Justice seeking comments on draft implementing Regulations. INFORRM has a summary of the process, with a helpful flowchart.
This is a joint response from Janet, operator of the UK's National Research and Education Network, and UCISA, the Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association whose members include nearly all the Higher Education Institutions in the UK
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