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Online Libel

Keyboard Cowards

Jay Tavare | Posted 02.06.2015 | Technology
Jay Tavare

I mean you don't even have to be famous or a public figure to have some stranger hating on you, just because they can safely do it from behind closed doors, hidden, using fake names and false social media profiles. It truly is a new phenomenon that is on the rise everywhere.

Why Courtney Love's 'Twibel' Lawsuit Is Good for the Internet

Eugene K. Chow | Posted 04.01.2014 | Media
Eugene K. Chow

Fear not, "Twibel" lawsuits are not an infringement of free speech per se, but rather the transferal of standards from more traditional media to Twitter and Love's libel case is the natural next frontier in the ongoing battle over free speech.

Libel by Tweet

Edward Wasserman | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media
Edward Wasserman

One-on-one talk, even mean-spirited, deserves protection. It's just private chatter, nobody's business but our own. But what about when thousands of people listen in?

Billionaire Wins Wikipedia Defamation Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.09.2011 | Technology

Most comment trolls don't think they'll ever have to show their faces to the people they insult. But Louis Bacon, an American billionaire hedge fund m...

Man Faces Jail For Trashing Ex On Craigslist

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A man accused of making unflattering online comments about his former lover and her attorney on Craigslist has been charge...