Information about defamation law in an online setting.
Aims to provide education, guidance and case studies relating to free speech, defamation and other related topics.
Brian Martin's paper claims that "The Net provides an effective means of responding to Net defamation and for publishing material that the mass media are afraid to touch". [First Monday magazine.]
Covers defenses against charges of defamation, 'cyberlibel', and the question of liability -- all in the context of Canadian law.
Eric Eden's article concludes with "The reality is that libel and defamation laws are enforceable in the virtual world just like they are in the real world".
Archive and joining information for an e-mail discussion list for persons concerned with libel on the Internet.
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