Tag Archives: internet defamation

Defamation: calling an MD “Mengele” on a website

When will people learn the distinction between free speech and defamation? Or, rather, that, sure, you’re free to say anything you like but the guy you’re talking about is himself free to sue you. I mean, this guy had already … Continue reading

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Defamation: Mother Jones was sued by billionaire pol donor. MJ won.

The backstory of the massive lawsuit against Mother Jones. Source: We Were Sued by a Billionaire Political Donor. We Won. Here’s What Happened. | Mother Jones I too have been sued for defamation. My case was miniscule, idiotic–badly written, empty … Continue reading

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What is defamation? Yelp and a PTA member

I just posted the news that Shirley Sherrod settled her defamation case against (dead) Andrew Breitbart. So it’s timely to offer a couple of other new defamation cases. As if I were waiting for the opportunity… Both new cases demonstrate … Continue reading

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