Liability Of Internet Service Providers In Europe (france And The Yahoo Case)

In the U.S. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are not responsible for defamatory messages posted on web by their consumers. However, ISPs operating in Europe are subject to different legal regulation. ISP's should check Directive 2000/31/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2000 for further information.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What the EU law says on responsibilities of ISPs?
National laws and court decisions in EU member states differ.

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