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Australia
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Article discusses recent civil defamation case & defines defamation including civil and criminal defamation.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The media falsely reported that they were responsible for floods that caused the destruction of a town and 12 deaths.
Canada
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On January 13, 2020, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (ONSC) released its decision in Theralase Technologies Inc. v. Lanter, 2020 ONSC 205.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
In Theralase Technologies Inc. v. Lanter, 2020 ONSC 205, the plaintiffs sued anonymous posters on a website called Stockhouse.com ("Stockhouse") for publishing defamatory content about them
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The law has struggled to balance the right to freedom of expression ingrained in our Charter of Rights and Freedoms with protecting the public...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
L'article de Lexology sur le droit du commerce électronique au Canada (en anglais seulement) est le petit nouveau de notre liste de publications.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
There were three civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal this week. Topics covered included the apportionment of costs following settlement of an MVA case
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario released during the week of December 23. There were more than we had been expecting!
Rogers Partners LLP
CBC argued that the lawsuit amounted to a Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation ("SLAPP") suit.
India
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This paper aims to provide insight to a type of damages, i.e. 'exemplary damages', which is awarded by the judiciary on not so frequent occasions. This is followed by a comparison with various other types of damages.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The Hon'ble Supreme Court vide its judgement dated December 10, 2019, has clarified the position of intermediaries under Section 79 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 prior to its amendment.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The accessibility of internet to common man has changed everyone's lives. The platform provided by the internet has made human interaction easier than ever before.
United States
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Mark Walker, member partner in our El Paso office, authored a white paper on Texas Anti-SLAPP law.
Venable LLP
A circuit court in Cook County, Illinois granted summary judgment in favor of Crain Communications (a publishing company)...
Venable LLP
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of a case against BuzzFeed, an internet media company
Venable LLP
On December 6, a federal jury in the Central District of California found that Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame cave diver Vernon Unsworth by referring to him in a tweet as "pedo guy."
Venable LLP
The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently dismissed a case against three media corporations – CNN, Rolling Stone, and HuffPost – and several employees ...
Venable LLP
On July 10, 2019, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed with prejudice a defamation and false light lawsuit filed by a dancer at a New Jersey ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A random Twitter account tags a Japanese company and badmouths it in a series of tweets. Because the tweets are tagged
Morrison & Foerster LLP
A recent decision from a federal court in New York highlights the limits social media users enjoy under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA).
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