Owners of social media pages responsible for all comments posted

A recent ruling by the High Court of Australia found that media companies were liable for comments posted on their social media pages. It was upheld that media companies, in facilitating and encouraging comments on posts, will render them as publishers of those comments. Clear recommendations are for all businesses, organisations running social media accounts …
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Responsibility, Accountability and Liability in Unincorporated Associations

An unincorporated association, unlike a company, does not have legal status and is not a separate legal entity from its members.[1] Therefore, an unincorporated association cannot enter into contracts, including contracts for supply or employment, and cannot sue or be sued.[2] The question, therefore, arises as to who is liable when it comes to unincorporated associations, and …
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