A judge orders a Dallas magazine, YouTube, to issue its ruling for defamation on his private channel Catalonia

Having more than 10 million followers on YouTube also has bad things. he Youtube Daniel Santomi (known as the Dallas Review on the Internet) will have to pay 12,000 euros in compensation and broadcast a video every week for a month in which he reads the verdict convicting him of defaming his former father-in-law, whom he described as “abusive” or “criminal”, after the conviction of a Barcelona judge. The judge said that “it is precisely the use of social networks and thousands of followers of the defendant” that raises the amount of compensation, which “without context” with so many followers, the order asserts, “could not have had more significance.” Santomé has asked his followers for financial assistance to cover Expenses for this “injustice” he offered in a video clip that he will appeal: “This man [el exsuegro] He assaulted my girlfriend. What kind of justice is this?

according to the judgment made eldiario.es Which EL PAS had access to, the court finds the Dallas Review guilty of violating the honor and image of his ex-partner’s father by uttering “insulting” phrases such as “sloppy aggressor,” “sick sick coward with a head,” among others, in nine different videos. . The defendant inserted an image of his ex-father-in-law into his digital creations, which he would have to delete and which is still visible on his YouTube profile. The judge understands that “at every intervention of the defendant, thousands of teenagers follow him, and therefore the insults uttered are relevant.”

In addition to paying €12,000 in damages, the Dallas Review will have to post a video weekly on its channel reading the conviction for a month and leave it visible for six months. The ruling states that the videos must be “the same size and speed” as the videos that are the subject of the lawsuit.

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The prosecution counted 82 insults in the nine videos, and the Dallas Review responded in the process with a grammatical analysis through the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) of the meaning of each of the expressions, according to the order. “A person of average intelligence cannot believe that under the pretext of freedom of expression all these insults recognized as such by the RAE can manifest themselves freely on social networks, without the recipient feeling attacked and that the system does not react.” The judge justifies.

The ruling underscores the seriousness of the use of the word “hitter” by claiming that “in the twenty-first century, with the efforts being made by public administrations in matters of violence against women, it cannot be used in a spurious manner.

Santomé asked his followers for financial assistance through a video posted on YouTube to pay for legal actions in recent years. “I was sentenced for saying bad words to a man who assaulted my girlfriend.” he Youtube It also accuses the plaintiff of “stealing” his dog.

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The Dallas Review was accused and later acquitted in 2017 of sexual assault of a minor and sexual cyberbullying of a minor for lack of evidence in the accusation of a fan who claimed that in February 2016 he made her grope her at the Parque de El Retiro in Madrid.

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