Legal Uncertainties and Considerations

Who can avail of intermediary service provider defences under E Commerce Regulations/E Commerce Directive in respect of

Breach of copyright
Trade mark infringement
Breach of privacy
data protection legislation


To moderate or not to moderate content?

•    Does moderation assist publication?
•    Is there a distinction between selection for publication and de-selection after

Does media liability/public liability insurance cover publication on-line/UGC?

Will third party usage Terms and Conditions avoid liability for defamation, breach of copyright or trade mark rights?

Are employers responsible for an employee’s social media activity?

Please read our blog on social media for case studies and examples with opinions from selected contributors and our readers. We welcome your contribution and opinion.


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