LIBEL LAWSUIT REGARDING A FAKE FACEBOOK PROFILE SUCCEDS IN U.K. HIGH COURT

The England and Wales High Court, Queen’s Bench Division, awarded damages to a plaintiff that claimed his former friend posted a libelous false profile about him on the social network Facebook. The plaintiff argued that the false profile caused him significant mental anguish and had the potential of damaging his reputation and the reputation of his company.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What defense was advanced by the defendant in the Firsht case?
What kind of information was included in the fake profile of Matthew Firsht?
Has the plaintiff suffered actual damage in this case?

Continue...

Facebook Twitter RSS