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Web firms to be hit by RTBF litigation in Ireland - report

Friday 3 June 2016 | 10:39 CET | News
Facebook, Google, Twitter and other big internet companies whose European headquarters are based in Ireland are facing a wave of litigation in Ireland, libel lawyer Paul Tweed told the Guardian. Tweed, whose Johnsons law firm has represented famous clients such as Britney Spears and Michael Jackson, warned 3 years ago that tech firms were increasingly open to lawsuits in Irish courts. He said his firm is seeing a rise in claims related to takedown requests, presumably related to the EU's Right to be Forgotten (RTBF). He concludes, "They cannot have it all their own way. They have come to

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Companies: Facebook / Google / Twitter
Countries: Europe / Ireland
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