Information focusing on specific cases involving online defamation.
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Laurence Godfrey v. Demon Internet Limited
Analysis of the case involving the first judicial decision within England and Wales which concerns a defamatory statement made via e-mail through an Internet Usenet discussion group.
Sidney Blumenthal and Jacqueline Jordan Blumenthal v. Drudge and American Online, Inc.
Sidney Blumenthal, a White House Assistant, sued Matt Drudge, publisher of The Drudge Report, and AOL, a business partner, over a statement published in The Drudge Report which alleged that Blumenthal abused his spouse.
Zeran v. America On-Line, Inc.
Kenneth Zeran brought this action against America Online, Inc. ("AOL"), arguing that AOL unreasonably delayed in removing defamatory messages posted by an unidentified third party, refused to post retractions of those messages, and failed to screen for similar postings thereafter.
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