Blogger Anonymity is Dead in the UK

Frances Gibb writes on the London Times online edition about the British High Court’s decision regarding the NightJack author. Check out what the High Court said as reported in the article: "In the first case dealing with the privacy of internet bloggers, the judge ruled that Mr Horton had no “reasonable expectation” to anonymity because […]

Defamation Is No Joke!

Winston Churchill once remarked that "a joke is a very serious thing," and I agree, especially when it comes to the law of defamation. Many people believe that a joke is incapable of being actionable defamation.  But they are wrong. A court will first examine whether the alleged defamatory statement is susceptible of a defamatory meaning. […]