n Without Prejudice - To post or not to post : media law

Volume 13, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



In a recent decision by the South Gauteng High Court, the respondent was ordered to remove all postings on Facebook or any other social media sites which referred to the applicant. In granting this order, the court stated that the applicant has a clear right to his privacy and the protection of his reputation and that no valid justification for the defamatory comments had been raised.

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