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Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds County Where Reputational Harm Occurs Is Proper Venue For Internet Defamation Suits, Confirming 50-Year-Old Inquiry Applies To Website-Based Claims
Addressing an issue of first impression, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled last week that a venue analysis dating to 1967 focusing on the location of dissemination of allegedly defamatory
United States
12 Jun 2019
The Cosby Show: The Insurance Coverage Episode
On November 8, 2016, the District Court in the District of Massachusetts held that AIG has a duty to defend Bill Cosby against pending defamation claims under both Massachusetts and California law.
United States
11 Nov 2016
Third Circuit Finds Photo Placement Sufficient To Permit Defamation, False Light Claims To Go Forward In Suit Alleging Harm From Firefighter Sex Scandal Story
In a case demonstrating the difficulties of applying long-established but arguably outdated legal principles to modern technology, ..
United States
5 Aug 2016
Consumer Review Freedom Act Of 2015 Wins Support Of Every Senator
There isn't much that all members of the U.S. Senate can agree on these days, but protecting the ability of consumers to write reviews of businesses has emerged as a uniting issue.
United States
29 Dec 2015
Digital Defamation Update: Recent Decisions Highlight Issues With Tweets, Hyperlinks
The rapid spread of social media sites has opened up unparalleled opportunities for voices that might have once gone unheard to resound across the world.
United States
24 Nov 2015
Judge Orders Yelp To Identify Anonymous Negative Commenter
On September 15, a judge in Boston ruled that Yelp must reveal the identity of an anonymous commenter who wrote a negative review of a jeweler on the online review site.
United States
21 Sep 2015
Negative Reviews: Pamphleteering Or Defamation?
Does the First Amendment trump the right of an aggrieved merchant who seeks to unmask the identity of the authors of scathing reviews?
United States
7 May 2015
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