Facebook rebuked over sex offender posting

Websites must quickly take down defamatory postings by users in order to protect against defamation claims, but a case involving a sex offender being exposed on Facebook shows the practice applies to other areas of the law, including privacy, says Cleland Thom of Press Gazette. Read more


Chinese jail writer, 71, over press freedom leak

A veteran Chinese journalist has been jailed for seven years for revealing an alleged communist plan to restrict Western-style press freedoms. Press Gazette says the sentence appears to confirm the story was correct. Read more