Toronto Defamation Lawyer Gil Zvulony was recently quoted by Global News. He discussed some of the practical difficulties that victims of online defamation have in getting legal recourse.
He was quoted as saying “[Victims] can pursue it in civil court without question. The practical difficulties for that are sometimes these postings are made anonymously and it’s very expensive to find out who is behind it”.
Defamation victims do have some relatively inexpensive options.
The full article can be found here: Online defamation cases often unrealistic for Canadians: Expert