Glawischnig-Piesczek v Facebook on the Expanding Scope of Internet Service Providers’ Monitoring Obligations
(2019) European Data Protection Law Review 5(4):573 – 578
11 Pages Posted: 6 Feb 2020
Date Written: December 1, 2019
Article 15(1) of the E-Commerce Directive does not preclude a court of a Member State from: ordering a host provider to remove or block access to information identical to the content of information previously declared unlawful; ordering a host provider to remove or block access to information equivalent to information previously declared unlawful, provided that the content remains essentially unchanged and the differences in the wording are not such as to require the host provider to carry out an independent assessment beyond the elements specified in the injunction; ordering a host provider to remove or block access to information covered by the injunction worldwide within the framework of the relevant international law.
Keywords: Facebook, defamation, intermediary liability, jurisdiction, Court of Justice of the European Union
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