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Marque Lawyers
Voller is suing three media companies over Facebook comments posted in response to stories they had published about him.
Holding Redlich
Media companies on FB risk claims for defamation if they do not act to avoid defamatory statements being published on those pages.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Personal account holders could be considered 'publishers', and may be held responsible for defamation in Australia.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
Businesses with internet discussion forums, for third parties to contribute, should be aware of the risks of defamation.
McCullough Robertson
The Federal Court granted leave to serve an originating application for preliminary discovery on Google in California.
Marque Lawyers
The appeal decision, that news outlets were publishers in a broad sense only, is far more consistent with other cases.
Gilchrist Connell
Google was ordered to pay damages for defamation, finding that the search engine was a publisher of the search results.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Google becomes a publisher of the defamatory results that its search engine returns to a user who enters a search query.
Canada
Lawson Lundell LLP
Everyone is entitled to their own opinions. Most of us were taught this maxim at an early age. But while the fundamental principle behind this saying holds true today, the reality is a little more complicated...
Theall Group LLP
An Ontario judge recently interpreted a data exclusion in favour of the insureds, ordering the insurer to defend claims arising out of an alleged website security breach.
Bennett Jones LLP
This is an important decision for food service businesses for several reasons.
McLennan Ross LLP
Before you go to court, you should know what relief you want the court to give you. Courts can award a wide variety of damages, or financial remedies, to a party that suffered a wrong.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Are you all in the clear for that questionable publication that you still host online, notwithstanding the legal threat of action received years ago? Depends where you are.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 2, 2020, the Ontario Superior Court granted summary judgment in Supreme Auto Group Inc. v. Toronto Police Services Board et al, 2020 ONSC 1223.
Gowling WLG
The Law Commission of Ontario's multi-year and multi-jurisdictional project to update defamation for the digital age has culminated in the release of a Final Report
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On March 12, 2020, the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) released its long-awaited final report on Defamation Law in the Internet Age...
Cyprus
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Η δυσφήμιση διέπεται από τα άρθρα 17 μέχρι 24 του Περί Αστικών Αδικημάτων Νόμου Κεφ.148 (εφεξής «ΠΑΑΝ»).
India
Singh & Associates
The number of people accessing the internet has grown by leaps and bounds in India. In fact, India has the second highest number of internet users in the world.
Obhan & Associates
Modern technology has revolutionized how we disseminate and record information and its no doubt that this has led to an increase in the commercial exploitation of the private lives of public personalities and celebrities often hurting ...
Obhan & Associates
As a general rule, it is frowned upon to bring disrepute to a person. That general principle is integral enough for the law to be concerned with it. The Indian Penal Code ("Code") defines defamation as...
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