Katzenfreund, VI ZR 101/06

Bundesgerichtshof [Federal Court of Justice of Germany], Sixth Civil Section
Document type
Court Decision
The Court accepted an injunction against an Internet forum operator whose user was found to commit libel on the service. The court noted that even if the operator did not breach its duty to review, the operator can be subject to injunctions for removal based on disturbance liability.
Topic, claim, or defense
Defamation or Personality Rights
Document type
Court Decision
Issuing entity
Highest Domestic/National (including State) Court
Type of service provider
Host (Including Social Networks)
OSP obligation considered
Block or Remove
Type of law
General effect on immunity
Weakens Immunity