Indirect Defamation Via Hyperlink

Ontario Divisional Court upholds (but varies) injunction against use of hyperlinked articles attached to websites In Bagwalla v. Ronin et al, and Ronin v. Ronin et al, the Ontario Divisional Court heard an appeal from a lower court decision which, … Continue reading

Anti-SLAPP Motion and Defamation Claims

Citizen criticizes Mayor, Councillor on social media The Ontario Superior Court has looked at the interplay between social media, defamation, and anti-SLAPP legislation with its decision in McLaughlin v Maynard. The defendant in the case, Maynard, lived in Mississippi Mills, … Continue reading