International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Case Studies | Law | Congo | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018

The Nature of Insults on Social Networks (Facebook, Twitter, MSN ...) and their Repression in Congolese Law in Force

Mbeya Bulabula Jean-Matthieu | Kabiswe Nghanza Garcia

Abstract: Today, the world aspires to become, or is already, a global village. This, however, goes through several factors roads, means of transport (plane, modern train or TGV, boat. . . ), communication tools (cellular telephony, internet, social networks). . . these last tools do not present only advantages but certain The disadvantages are obvious in that they become a place, better, a space, where crimes of different orders are committed. Through social networks, you can become friends with a person, just as one can be the victim of a defamatory act under Congolese legislation in force. It is for this reason that we began to cogitate on the abusive or invective remarks that some of those who have account on Facebook and other social networks can hold vis--vis third parties, their characters (public or private), the penalty that will be imposed on these insults, depending on whether they are public or private, the jurisdiction competent to hear the dispute as well as the methods of prosecution against the perpetrators who, moreover, have a digital identity which may be true or false. To achieve this, it goes without saying that the training of judges on the computer tool is essential and essential.

Keywords: Character, Insults, Social networks, Repression, Congolese law

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,

Pages: 664 - 668

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