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What are the implications of third-party comments for media brands managing their own websites or social media pages?


Are brands liable for comments on social media?

Are Brands Liable for Comments on Social Media?

Learn more about the recent High Court decision in the Voller case.

In the Voller decision, the High Court recently confirmed that media are liable for third-party comments made on social media but what are the implications for brands managing their own websites or social media pages? Do brands need to moderate all comments from now on? Or turn off comments entirely?

Join our Director of Policy, Megan McEwin and digital expert Patrick Fair to find out more about the implications of the Voller decision.

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Recorded 28 October 2021

About the speaker

Patrick FairPatrick Fair is one of Australia’s leading telco and technology lawyers with specialist expertise in sector specific regulation and data security.

He is Chair of the Communications Security Reference Panel at Communications Alliance, is an Industry Professor of the Deakin School of computing, was twice Chair of the former Internet Industry Association and is a past president of the Law Society of New South Wales.

If you have any questions about the webinar, feel free to contact either Megan McEwin, Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, or Marit Andersen, Public Affairs Manager.