‘Monitoring duties of platform operators before the Court – case C-18/18 Glawischnig-Piesczek

“Before the summer we briefly referred to the opinion of Advocate General Szpunar is case C-18/18 Glawischnig-Piesczek (see: ‘Recent developments in online content moderation …’). Last Thursday, the Court of Justice delivered the judgment in the case, clarifying the interpretation of Articles 15 and 18 of Directive 2000/31/EC on electronic commerce. The case concerned a defamatory comment published on Facebook about the member of the Austrian Greens party, Ms Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek. The politician brought an action against the operator, requesting it to cease and desist from publishing photographs of her if the accompanying text contained allegations identical to those declared illegal or having equivalent content …” (more)

[Agnieszka Jabłonowska, Recent developments in European Consumer Law, 6 October]

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