TECH
08/13/2010 02:13 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Can Hyperlinks Be Libelous, Or Are They Just Footnotes?

A question that remains to be resolved is whether a link to a web page that contains defamatory statements about someone is actionable. The high court's decision in the recent Spectator case looks at the hyperlinking question from another angle. Can the web pages a publisher links to inform the meaning of an article?

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