The Internet was once thought to be a lawless space. Twitter users' potential to usurp superinjunctions is a case in point. Contrast this with claimant-friendly libel & privacy laws, and laws which can make hosts of third party content liable if they do not take it down. Where does the balance lie?
Justine Wilkie reviews the issues faced by users creating fictitous accounts or providing anonymous comments online.
Adam Rendle looks as hosting defences and reviews relevant cases including L'Oreal v Ebay.
Damian Simpson and Tim Pinto take a look at the liability issues for website owners and ISPs.
Sally Annereau discusses the implications of privacy law on freedom of speech.