Tag Archives: libel

Are Online Comments No Longer Anonymous?

Post by Randall Ryder In a recent case, the Third Circuit of Appeals ruled that an Illinois newspaper must reveal the identity of an anonymous commentator.  Going forward, will this change the way newspapers and individuals approach online comments? The case…

Press Release re: AdviceScene v. LawBuzz – Online Defamation Case

Victoria Firm Settles Online Defamation Case AdviceScene.com announces today that it has reached a satisfactory settlement in its Internet defamation action against LawBuzz.ca. This case is one of a growing number of defamation cases involving online postings. Forum users are…

AdviceScene v. LawBuzz

AdviceScene recently settled a case against Lawbuzz Canada Inc. over comments published on their legal forum last year. The apology is part of the settlement agreement. We sued Lawbuzz for publishing defamatory statements made by four of it’s anonymous members;…