Post Tagged with: "defamation"

Court Awards $50,000 in Damages Over Net Postings

A Canadian court has ordered an Edmonton man to pay anti-hate fighter Richard Warman $50,000 in damages arising from a series of defamatory Internet postings.

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October 23, 2008 2 comments Must Reads

Ontario Court Rules Warman Defamed By Internet Postings

An Ontario court has ruled that Richard Warman, a prominent human rights lawyer who has launched many complaints about Internet hate, was defamed online in a series of postings.  The court noted the effect of instant and possibly global dissemination of defamatory material over the Internet, awarding damages totaling $30,000, […]

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November 23, 2007 1 comment News

Blogging and Defamation Issues

Wendy Grossman and Mathew Ingram both focus on blogging and defamation, with discussion of Crookes, Zeke's Gallery, and other Canadian incidents.

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June 16, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Canadian Blogging Suits on the Rise

The number of Canadian lawsuits arising from blog postings is on the rise – the Montreal Gazette covers a mushrooming defamation lawsuit launched against Zeke's Gallery, a Montreal art gallery who maintains a blog, while the Ottawa Citizen has coverage of Steelback Brewery's Frank D'Angelo's suit against an Ottawa blogger.

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June 12, 2007 Comments are Disabled Must Reads

Crookes Responds to Column

Wayne Crookes has responded to this week's column on his lawsuits in a letter to the editor.

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May 3, 2007 4 comments Must Reads