Free Dominion In Court Tomorrow For Leave To Appeal Ruling That They Must Disclose Anonymous Posters ID In Defamation Lawsuit
The owners of the Free Dominion site will appear in court tomorrow seeking leave to appeal the ruling noted in the above article. My friends who are 'learned in the law' belief that the identification of the anonymous posters in this defamation case will be disclosed ultimately.
Many consider this to be the watershed case that will open the doors for a number of defamation lawsuits based on defamatory material posted anonymously on the internet in Canada.
For Canadian users of Google's 'E-blogger' service, Google has now set policy that they will comply with (and will not appeal) any Canadian court order concerning defamatory material and identities.
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