Online services such as Facebook can be forced to seek out and delete defaming contents/ pages identical or equivalent to comments that have previously been declared illegal. There is a wide load of defaming data and pages on social media. The victim has the right to remove/delete such unlawful defaming data/pages but there are very strict legal requirements, only a competent cyber lawyer can initiate a legal process to remove/delete such unlawful and defaming data/pages. A legal process filed successfully may result in Defaming Pages Removed.
Defamation falls into two categories:
- Libel – A defamatory statement published in a written form.
- Slander – A defamatory statement made in a verbal form (spoken).
Any such act taking place in cyberspace leads to cyber defamation. Cyber defamation occurs when a computer connected to the internet is used as a tool, or a medium to defame a person or an entity. For example Publishing a defamatory statement against a person on a social networking site such as Facebook, Twitter, etc., or sending emails containing defamatory content about a person with the intention to defame him/her. Further, given the broad coverage of the internet and the rate of dissemination of information on this platform, it is difficult to ascertain the extent of damage in any monetary value.
Legal process accompanying with relevant identity documents and the notarized process always to make impediment to social media admin to remove such derogatory posts, page or content to remove. Following the offensive and defaming Facebook page is precedent, that is reported to us, we have via cyber law tool has removed successfully;
Facebook administration may require a court order, notarized statement, or statement on the affidavit for further process to proceed. Facebook legal admin is very concerned to illustrate relevant provisions of local laws that define or explain the defamation of online content or pages.
Just a clear description of the relevant provision of stature laws or illustrated case laws may guide to Facebook admin Defaming Pages Removed or delete the defaming posts/ contents on Facebook.
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