French court fines user-generated website for privacy breach

[AFP] A Paris court ruled on Thursday that a user-generated website had violated a film star’s privacy by hosting a link to a report about him, in a potentially landmark ruling for the French Internet.The court ruled that made an “editorial” decision to link to a story on a gossip news site about French actor Olivier Martinez and his relationship with singer Kylie Minogue — and was therefore responsible for its content.

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