Ezra Levant has been ordered to pay $50,000 in general damages and $30,000 in aggravated damages in Awan v. Levant. See commentary on Slaw. Awan v. Levant 2014 ONSC 6890
Tag Archives: Online Defamation
When the law suit against Law Buzz named Russell Howe, Tycho Manson, Kevin Preston, and Jenny Rutherford as defendants, the last thing anybody expected was that these defendants would start their own law suit to identify other anonymous posters. Tycho Manson launched a lawsuit against a Blogspot site, Law Buzz Litigation,
How does this tweet by Fahmi Fadzi turn into a lawsuit, an international sensation, and the apology tweet below one hundred times? Find out on Slaw.
Omar Ha-Redeye presented on “Online Reputation Management” at LegalIT 5.0 in Montreal on April 4, 2011. “Reputation Management Law” is the application of old legal principles to new public relations challenges due to the proliferation of social media. It draws upon the intersection of defamation, privacy, copyright and trade-mark, and
Bob Tarantino of Heenan Blaikie picked up on a post on Slaw by Omar Ha-Redeye on internet defamation damages, citing an article by Matthew Nied, and commented on it on the firm’s Entertainment and Medial Law Signal: