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18 Oct

Snapchat post results in liability for defamation

Monday, October 18, 2021James R.G. CookLitigationDefamation, Social Media

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Capturing and reposting a screen shot of a private Snapchat photo sent by another person can result in liability for damages if it includes defamatory comments about...

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18 Jun

Zak Sabbath’s defamation claim allowed to continue against Mandy Morbid

Friday, June 18, 2021James R.G. CookLitigationLibel, Defamation, Social Media, Facebook, SLAPP

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In early 2019, a former model and adult film performer, Amanda Nagy also known as “Mandy Morbid,” posted a message on her Facebook page saying that Zak Smith, her former husband,  artist, tabletop role-playing game (RPG) creator and... 

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27 Nov

Injunction to Remove Allegedly Defamatory Social Media Posts Dismissed

Friday, November 27, 2020James R.G. CookLitigationDefamation, Damages, BLM Movement, Social Media, Free Speech

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A recent case of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice illustrates the difficulties that a plaintiff may encounter when seeking to stop allegedly defamatory posts...

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