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Swaab
Article discusses when companies can sue for defamation &/or injurious falsehood as well as other forms of relief & defences.
Marque Lawyers
The ability of a publisher to criticise defamation judgments (even after they lose) was upheld in recent Rush defamation case.
Marque Lawyers
The truth defence in defamation proceedings is becoming increasingly complex and difficult for journalists to make out.
Marque Lawyers
This month's blow-up in the eSports world involved star player 'Ninja', online gaming platform Twitch, and - pornography.
Williams + Hughes
Businesses could be held liable for defamatory comments posted by third party users who engage with social media content.
Holding Redlich
The risks associated with operating a public Facebook page have increased under Australian (state-based) defamation law.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
For defamation, media companies are considered primary publishers of third party comments on their public Facebook pages.
Madgwicks
What is the fine line between someone sharing their honest opinion in the review and that review becoming defamatory?
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Sending a careless message via email or social media increases the risk of a defamation claim, by providing evidence.
Marque Lawyers
Wendy Dent's defamation claim against Don Burke failed, but the decision leaves the door open for more claims like this.
Gilchrist Connell
The decision has implications as to how companies should manage their Facebook pages to avoid possible defamation claims.
Cooper Grace Ward
The companies did 'publish' the comments, in that they provided the opportunity for the comments on their Facebook page.
Madgwicks
It is important to understand basic concepts of defamation in Australia to ensure you do not breach legal requirements.
Bartier Perry
Article discusses how the #metoo movement started a very important conversation, & remains a powerful engine of social change.
Marque Lawyers
Here are key points publishers can take from the decision in Geoffrey Rush's defamation claim against The Daily Telegraph.
Bartier Perry
The #metoo movement has started a very important conversation, and continues to be a powerful engine of social change.
Bartier Perry
Defamation is a personal right of action and occurs when a person's reputation is damaged in a publication about them.
Gilchrist Connell
The award of damages took into account that syndication increased the scope of publication and resulting hurt and harm.
Holman Webb
This recent case was one of alleged defamation in a body corporate meeting and includes a resultant claim for damages.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
A plaintiff can elect that their defamation claim is heard by a jury simply by filing their claim in the Federal Court.
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Holding Redlich
The risks associated with operating a public Facebook page have increased under Australian (state-based) defamation law.
Swaab
Article discusses when companies can sue for defamation &/or injurious falsehood as well as other forms of relief & defences.
Marque Lawyers
The truth defence in defamation proceedings is becoming increasingly complex and difficult for journalists to make out.
Marque Lawyers
The ability of a publisher to criticise defamation judgments (even after they lose) was upheld in recent Rush defamation case.
Madgwicks
What is the fine line between someone sharing their honest opinion in the review and that review becoming defamatory?
Marque Lawyers
This month's blow-up in the eSports world involved star player 'Ninja', online gaming platform Twitch, and - pornography.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
For defamation, media companies are considered primary publishers of third party comments on their public Facebook pages.
Gilchrist Connell
The decision has implications as to how companies should manage their Facebook pages to avoid possible defamation claims.
Williams + Hughes
Businesses could be held liable for defamatory comments posted by third party users who engage with social media content.
Cooper Grace Ward
The companies did 'publish' the comments, in that they provided the opportunity for the comments on their Facebook page.
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