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LIABILITY: Court of Human Rights rejects complaint against UK courts

European Court of Human Rights, Tamiz v. UK, Application no. 3877/14, 12 October 2017

The European Court of Human Rights (‘ECtHR’) dealt with a complaint by Mr Tamiz that his rights under Article 8 and Article 13 of the European Convention on Human Rights (‘ECHR’) had been breached by the UK national courts, which had dismissed his defamation claim against Google over content posted on its platform.

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