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Law commission project examines defamation law in Internet age

Thursday, August 10, 2017 @ 12:02 PM | By Amanda Jerome

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) recently released four papers as part of its Defamation Law in the Internet Age project and has invited policy-makers, stakeholders and the general public to comment on them as a part of its consultation process.

Susan Gratton, Law Commission of OntarioSusan Gratton, lead on the project, said the topic was inspired by two proposals the LCO received surrounding defamation law. She said the first proposal was on defamation and the law generally as over the years there's been call for...