Newspaper thwarts British libel claim with E-Commerce Regulations defence

A newspaper publisher was not liable for user comments posted after an online article and will not have to pay out libel damages, the High Court has ruled.The Court upheld the publisher’s right under the E-Commerce Regulations not to be responsible for user comments until informed of them. Newsquest also defeated a libel claim in relation to the article itself.
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