United Kingdom: Court rejects internet research juror’s human rights complaint

The case concerned Theodora Dallas’ conviction for contempt of court, as a result of her conducting Internet research in relation to the criminal case she was trying as a juror.

Hungary: Court judgement to place spotlight on internet service providers’ rights and liabilities

The case Magyar Tartalomszolgáltatók Egyesülete and Index.hu Zrt v. Hungary (no. 22947/13) concerns the liability of a self-regulatory body of Internet content providers and an Internet news portal for vulgar and offensive online comments posted on their websites.

Romania: Human rights court backs monitoring of employee’s internet use

Judges declared that a company’s monitoring of an employee’s communications had been reasonable in the context of disciplinary proceedings.

Video: Internet Governance Forum 2015 preview

In this video, Information Society department head Patrick Penninckx looks forward to the three-day Internet Governance Forum, in Brazil, which opens tomorrow.

Estonia: Court set for judgement on internet news portal’s liability for offensive online comments

The European Court of Human Rights will announce its decision in the case of Delfi AS v. Estonia (application no. 64569/09), at a public hearing on 16 June at 14.30 (CET).