Calls to impose harsh prison sentences for verbal crimen injuria are often premised on the need to deter such behaviour.
Google has lost a High Court appeal in defamation litigation brought by Michael Trkulja. It is time to consider that extending "safe harbour" to Google may be a good idea.
A trend of defamation cases going digital has led to a review of defamation law in New South Wales.
Writing a negative online review can have serious consequences, so you need to be careful about how, and what, you write.
The trend of politicians suing other politicians is worrisome since it risks limiting free speech. But there's a solution at hand known as anti-SLAPP legislation.
Defamation law poses a considerable threat to freedom of speech in Australia, especially where social media is concerned.