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draconian libel laws that put the
freedom of Britain´s Press in peril
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Majority of British public do NOT want
draconian libel laws that put the
freedom of Britain´s Press in peril

Daily Mail [UK], by Martin Robinson

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/11/2017 8:50:08 AM

Tens of thousands of people have voted to oppose the implementation of unfair new libel laws that would muzzle the free Press. More than 140,000 people have responded to a Government consultation on whether to implement Section 40 (s.40) of the Crime and Courts Act, which could force newspapers and websites to pay libel costs even if they win a defamation case. While the Department for Culture Media and Sport has not given a breakdown, newspaper industry sources are confident there was a clear majority in favour of the repeal of s40. The consultation closed yesterday and it is believed at least

      


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