Entries by gil@zvulony.com

Suing Twitter for Defamation

Toronto Defamation Lawyer Gil Zvulony discussed some of the legal issues in suing Twitter with Canadian Lawyer Magazine.  Gil Zvulony highlighted some of the uncertainties in the law as it relates to the liability of internet intermediaries such as Twitter.

The Importance of a Well Drafted Termination Clause

Wood v. Deeley: Ontario Court of Appeal Refuses to Enforce Poorly Drafted Termination Clause By Toronto Employment Lawyer, Karen Zvulony An employment agreement, which contains a well drafted and statutorily compliant termination clause can be a useful tool for employers to limit their liability in the event of a termination without cause. The recent Ontario […]

Prevention of Proceedings that Limit Freedom of Expression on Matters of Public Interest

Below is Section 137.1 of the Courts of Justice Act. This is Ontario’s Anti-SLAPP law. For the official version check  the E-Laws site. Prevention of Proceedings that Limit Freedom of Expression on Matters of Public Interest (Gag Proceedings) Dismissal of proceeding that limits debate Purposes 137.1 (1) The purposes of this section and sections 137.2 […]

Top Ten Tips for Internet Defamation Victims

This article explores ten essential tips for dealing with defamation on the internet. It provides some simple and practical advice to people who have been libeled on the internet, including how to determine the severity of the defamation, whether the posting is defamatory, and whether it is worth suing over.

Predators on Dating Sites

Gil Zvulony spoke to CityNews about the problem of predators and pedophiles using dating websites to lure children. Gil cautioned that many dating websites do not verify the identity of their users.