sentence of the supreme court on 24 february 2011

New Supreme Court Decision on blogger responsability

It’s quite funny because the case is related to the Bunga Bunga affair so famous all over Europe during this period The principle stated by the Supreme Court is that an defamation article could be freely distrained (seized).

Autore:

Niccolò Lasorsa

The Verdict:

Sentenze

Court of Milan - Judgement No. 10893/2011 of 9th September 2011

The new concept of “active Provider” (English)

The recent opinion of the Court of Milan (Judgement No. 10893/2011 of 9th September 2011) regarding the Internet Providers’responsibilities, has confirmed the new Italian case-law trend according to which Providers (ISP) should be divided into “active” and “passive” ones and that their legal responsibility should be assessed according to the strength of such differentiation. 

Autore:

Niccolò Lasorsa

The Verdict:

Sentenze

Can a Web page be submitted as evidence?

Can a Web page be submitted as evidence?

After a first decision (High Court n. 2912/2004) that denied that a Web page could be produced as documentary evidence in a civil procedure, now Italian doctrine and case law are trying to fix objective criteria to be used to assess whether and when might be considered acceptable documentary evidence.

Autore:

Niccolò Lasorsa

The Verdict:

Sentenze