New York Times: That Comment Someone Left on Facebook? It Can Get You Sued.

New York Times: That Comment Someone Left on Facebook? It Can Get You Sued.. “For Facebook, which has long insisted that it is a neutral vessel for public discourse, the court’s ruling may offer a type of indirect amnesty. While the company may still face defamation suits in Australia, plaintiffs there will be more likely to take local people and media companies to court. And if adopted more widely, the view endorsed by Australia’s court could stifle the sort of freewheeling discourse that often keeps users glued to social media.”

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