(1) The court acquitted the administrator of a blog aggregator website, after a Greek TV personality sued him for defamation and indecency over comments posted about him on another blog, whose content the defendant’s website aggregated.
(2) Based on P.D. 131/2003 and Directive 2000/31/EC, as well as Greek legislation regarding the liability of news vendors, the court decided that the defendant was an intermediary and could not be held liable for the content of blogs aggregated on his website.
Topic, claim, or defense
Defamation or Personality Rights
Telecommunication (Includes Net Neutrality)
Lowest Domestic Court
Type of service provider
Host (Including Social Networks)
Type of law
General effect on immunity
General intermediary liability model