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Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Court found that the ABC program severely damaged Chau's reputation, and called for a significant award of damages.
LegalVision
The options you have when someone leaves a bad review online.
Stacks Law Firm
The Federal Court awarded $875,000 in damages against a person who posted "vile" unfounded conspiracy theories online.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
An increased use of social media has led many users to face various costly legal battles, including claims of defamation.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Google reviews may be a forum for opinions and criticism, but false reviews can result in legal battles and defamation.
Pointon Partners
Recent defamation case discussed. What you need to know, the facts, the decision.
Ramsden Lawyers
This Supreme Court case gives guidance on the strict limitation periods for bringing a defamation claim in Queensland.
Ramsden Lawyers
When will a google business review be considered defamatory? Taking action against google. Implications.
Canada
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has released a significant new decision, Caplan v. Atas, 2021 ONSC 670 ("Caplan"), setting out a new tort of "harassment in internet communications."...
Cassels
We have all heard the saying: "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words shall never hurt me."
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Après un réexamen de l'équilibre entre la liberté d'expression et le droit de la diffamation à l'ère d'internet, la Cour supérieure de justice de l'Ontario a reconnu dernièrement un nouveau délit
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In re-examining the balance of freedom of speech and the law of defamation in the Internet age, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has recently recognized a ...
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The law of defamation is subject to many strict rules, which may vary from province-to-province under respective special libel and slander statutes.
Gowling WLG
Caplan v. Atas is a recent Ontario Superior Court decision that relies upon the novel tort of "harassment in internet communications".
WeirFoulds LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released two decisions under Ontario's anti-SLAPP (Strategic Litigation Against Public Participation) legislation: Subway Franchise Systems of Canada, ...
Rogers Partners LLP
A judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has recognized a new common law tort of harassment.
Ireland
Ronan Daly Jermyn
The High Court (Butler J), in a recent decision delivered on 15 December 2020 [Keith McKenna vs Kerry County Council and Angela McAllen] ...
UK
Birketts
This article revisits the IPEC to look at what it is, its purpose and special features to help you understand if it offers a litigation forum for you.
Mayer Brown
The General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") has extraterritorial reach, meaning that many organisations based outside the European Economic Area ("EEA")
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On February 9, 2021, the New York Appellate Division, First Department, unanimously affirmed a lower court's dismissal of a defamation action brought by Eros International plc against hedge funds and other investors who opined.
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