n Without Prejudice - South African court limits the protection of human dignity : student feature
|Article Title||South African court limits the protection of human dignity : student feature|
|© Publisher:||JetBlue Publishers (Pty) Ltd|
|Affiliations||1 Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr and 2 Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr|
|Publication Date||Oct 2015|
In today's world, the internet and social media platforms - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+ included - are the most effective and immediate way of conveying information. This, however, can act as a double-edged sword as posts via social media platforms can be deemed defamatory.
The issue of defamation via social media platforms has been a hotly debated topic in courtrooms internationally. So, too, have South African judges and arbitrators been tasked with applying their minds to issue of defamation via social media.
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