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?
Patrick 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.