Category: Defamation

Jack Monroe v Katie Hopkins

This case is high profile both because of the people involved and because it will be the first time that the “serious harm” test found in the Defamation Act 2013 will be considered in conjunction with Twitter.

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Lawdit’s guide to Social Media

Lawdit’s guide to Social Media Law (‘ SML’) One thing is for sure – it’s not going away! So from parents to schools to businesses – Adapt to it, embrace it and get used to it. “Social media has taken over in America to such an extreme that to get my own kids to look back a week in their history is a miracle, let alone 100 years” – Steven Spielberg.

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Lawdit’s guide to Social Media

Lawdit’s guide to Social Media Law (‘ SML’) One thing is for sure – it’s not going away! So from parents to schools to businesses – Adapt to it, embrace it and get used to it. “Social media has taken over in America to such an extreme that to get my own kids to look back a week in their history is a miracle, let alone 100 years” – Steven Spielberg.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger is NOT a nazi

Bastian Schweinsteiger the MUFC midfield maestro is considering legal action as a result of a Nazi doll which apparently resembles him See for yourself http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-34606799

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Bastian Schweinsteiger is NOT a nazi

Bastian Schweinsteiger the MUFC midfield maestro is considering legal action as a result of a Nazi doll which apparently resembles him See for yourself http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-34606799

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Be advised Trip Advisor coming to a B&B near you!

An Inverness couple lost their claim for Trip Advisor to disclose the identity of the authors who had posted damaging and defamatory online comments about the B&B they recently stayed. The Court threw out their claim mainly on Jurisdictional grounds ie Trip Advisor were based in US! So can you say what you want without any recourse ? Well read on….

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Be advised Trip Advisor coming to a B&B near you!

An Inverness couple lost their claim for Trip Advisor to disclose the identity of the authors who had posted damaging and defamatory online comments about the B&B they recently stayed. The Court threw out their claim mainly on Jurisdictional grounds ie Trip Advisor were based in US! So can you say what you want without any recourse ? Well read on….

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