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

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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