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2016Muyema v FacebookSocial MediaHigh Court of IrelandAnonymous Facebook user "TVO" posted 3 articles about Muyema on Facebook in March 2016. TVO was a frequent commenter on Ugandan politics. Muyema alleged TVO had defamed him because the posts "falsely" accused him of accepting bribes, staging a break in, and being surrounded by armed forces. The Court ruled in favor of Muyema in stating that Facebook must reveal the identity of TVO. However, the Court ruled that Facebook was not required to remove third-party content or prevent its reposting. Read More

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