Articles about Defamation Law

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In the News – Online Obscenity

Toronto Internet Lawyer discussed the legality of posting the Luka Magnotta video on the Best Gore website with the national and international media. Mr. Zvulony took the position that the posting of the video violated Canada's obscenity laws.
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Winning Result: Libel and Slander Case Thrown Out

Toronto Defamation Lawyer Gil Zvulony successfully defended a defamation case by convincing a judge of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to throw out the case for being fundamentally defective. The plaintiffs had sought over 2 million dollars in damages for libel and slander, interference with economic relations and conspiracy to injure. Mr. Zvulony successfully attacked the Statement of Claim on technical reasons.
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FaceBook Defamation Lawyer, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Internet Defamation lawyer Gil Zvulony recently appeared on CTV to discuss the growing problem of defamation on internet sites such as Facebook, Myspace and Twitter. For a list of other media appearances by Gil Zvulony see Media Appearances.
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What is Defamation in Ontario Law

Defamation Lawyer Discusses the Definition of Defamation According to the law of Ontario, Canada
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Does the Libel and Slander Act Apply to Internet Postings?

This article explores the notice requirements and the limitation period requirements of the Libel and Slander Act and whether they apply to defamation on the internet . It concludes with the recommendation that, whenever possible, the Act be complied with.
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Libel on the Internet – Scam, Fraud, Complaints, Reviews

Has someone accused you of being a scam, a rip off, or a fraud. Are Google results ruining your reputation? Is your business being ruined by a malicious consumer complaint or someone seeking on-line revenge?
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Law Society Complaint Sparks Defamation Lawsuit

Defamation law in Canada already protects complaints to the Law Society that are false and damaging! Defamation law does not protect, nor should it protect, false and damaging complaints made in bad faith or with malice. Such an immunity would truly make a mockery of the complaints system.
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Aurora Mayor Sues Local Bloggers For Defamation

This cannot be good politics. Suing the citizenry does nothing to advance democracy.
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If You Don’t Feed it, It Will Die

This is a text-book case of a defamation lawsuit actually amplifying the defamation.