No Special Rules for Internet Defamation, Says New York Judge

19 08 2009

If you refer to a professional model a “skank” and a “ho,” that’s defamation, not mere opinion or hyperbole, and it is no less defamatory for having been said on a blog, a Supreme Court judge in New York ruled in In re Application of Cohen (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty Aug. 17, 2009).


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