Niche-Niche: Wikipedia refuses to remove content contrary to German lawyer’s cease and desist letters

By |2020-01-03T13:36:25-05:00January 7th, 2010|Blog|

The First Amendment provides American-based websites with the freedom to report on newsworthy events, including those that happen in other countries to citizens of other countries. Yet, the global nature of the Internet opens it up to legal challenges from countries with more restrictive speech regimes. Last fall, for instance, lawyers for the convicted murderers of German actor Walter Sedlmayr [...]