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Australian media companies face defamation liability for comments on Facebook after court dismisses appeal | Media- Tempemail – Blog – Emails

The New South Wales court of appeal has dismissed an appeal from several newspapers and a TV news channel over a court ruling that held them liable for defamatory comments posted in response to news articles about Northern Territory youth detainee Dylan Voller on their Facebook pages. Voller, whose mistreatment in the Don Dale youth […]

YouTube investigates automatic deletion of comments criticising China Communist party | Technology – Blog – Emails

YouTube is investigating the apparently automatic removal of comments critical of the Chinese Communist party amid complaints of censorship. The company said the filtering appeared to be “an error” amid a greater reliance on automated systems during the coronavirus pandemic because its human reviewers have been sent home. The inquiry was sparked by media reports […]