Legal routes for the speedy removal of unlawful online content

Legal routes for the speedy removal of unlawful online content

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Summary

The report provides insight into the legal and practical feasibility of a new procedure for the removal of unlawful online content that affects people personally. Unlawful content online is information, posted by people on the internet, that is unlawful because of its harmful effects and/or because it seriously affects the interests of others. One can think of examples such as online threats, privacy infringements or revenge pornography. The aim of the research is to investigate whether there could be a suitable procedure in the Netherlands that enables people to remove this unlawful online content as quickly as possible. The research focuses on unlawful online content that falls within the scope of the right to private life under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”).

Publication data

Author(s):
Hoboken, J. van, Appelman, N., Duin, A. van, Blom, T., Zarouali, B., O Fathaigh, R., Seel , M., Stringhi, E., Helberger, N.
Organization(s):
University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Right (IViR), WODC
Place of publication:
Amsterdam
Publisher:
University of Amsterdam - Institute for Information Right (IViR)
Year of publication:
2020

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UvA Instituut voor Informatierecht (IVIR)
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