Recent Posts

Copyright Giulio Coraggio 2018

Internet liability

The Italian Supreme Court convicted a police officer for defamation on Facebook since he had published on Facebook defamatory comments about a colleague without even naming him setting an interesting precedent on the limits between freedom of speech and defamation on social media. As a general principle, under Italian law a statement, such as a comment published on social media, is defamatory when as part of a communication addressed to third parties as it might be on social media a comment...