Australian Court Rules that News Outlets Could be Sued over Social Media Comments

The High Court of Australia ruled on Sep. 8 that Australian media outlets can be held liable for defamatory comments made by readers on their social media accounts. The decision came after Australia’s top court rejected appeals by News Corp …

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Indian Tax Authorities Raid Indian Media Outlets

Agents from India’s Income Tax Department have raided the premises of  Hindi-language news daily Dainik Bhaskar, and the Bharat Samachar tv channel due to alleged fraud.  Both the Dainik Bhaskar and the Bharat Samachar are known critics of the Modi …

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U.S. Government Blocks Dozens of Iranian Websites Linked to Disinformation

The United States government on June 22 has blocked about three dozen Iranian websites, accusing them of spreading disinformation. The U.S. Justice Department announced that the government seized 33 websites run by the Iranian Islamic Radio and Television Union (IRTVU) …

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