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 December 8, 2021  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Court, Featured News, Laws, Non-U.S., Online

Molly Quell reports:

Austria was wrong to force a daily newspaper to hand over information about anonymous website commenters, Europe’s top rights court ruled Tuesday.

The European Court of Human Rights sided with Der Standard, finding anonymous comments critical of politicians on the newspaper’s website were covered by freedom of expression. It says Austrian authorities were wrong to force the release of data about their authors.

Read more at Courthouse News.

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