DEFENDING YOURSELF AGAINST INTERNET LIBEL

The law of defamation does apply to the Internet, although it is harder to apply for various reasons. First, you have the difficulty of probably having to tracking down the real identity of an anonymous blogger, which just became more difficult, legally. Then you must make sure the law where you can get the case heard is amenable to the claim. Then you have to decide if you want the hassle of a court case. The following questions will help you decide what your best options are: What is Libel? I Believe I Have Been Libeled Online, What Should I Do Next? Can I Sue a Blog? What Evidence Do I Need to Sue? What Are the Defenses to Internet Libel? Are There Better Options Than Suing?

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What is Libel?
I Believe I Have Been Libeled Online, What Should I Do Next?
Can I Sue a Blog?
What Evidence Do I Need to Sue?
What Are the Defenses to Internet Libel?

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