Attorneys Handling Defamation Law

If you’ve been the victim of online slander, our Internet defamation attorneys want you to know that you DO have options.

holysmoke.org

We have received complaints about the HolySmoke.org website which purports to run online reviews.  The website itself contains no information about  who runs holysmoke.org or any owner or operator identifying information.  The owner uses pope @holysmoke.org as the email address for contact. While some reviews look legitimate, others, such as featured reviews, look suspicious. Is […]

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Looking for resources on: How to prove defamation of character, libel, and defamation on the internet? We have you covered. Actual Damages, Presumed Damages and Defamation Claims What is Defamation? What is Defamation, Libel and Slander? I am the victim of online defamation. What do I do? Internet Defamation in Online Reviews Removing Defamation from […]

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So you have been called a “con man” in a published statement on the internet. Surely, that statement must be libelous and therefore defamatory? Maybe. If you were labeled a con man in a serious news article that left an impression that you were engaged in wrongful activity and such were untrue then the statement is […]

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On July 21, 2017, California’s First District Court of Appeal issued a published opinion in ZL Technologies v. Does 1-7 (July 21, 2017) 2017 DJ DAR 6999. In its opinion, the Court established new hurdles for parties to establish the identities of online posters of defamatory statements. This decision will impact those individuals or companies who file […]

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Revenge Porn is commonly defined as the sexually explicit pictures or video shared on the internet without consent, through any medium, including uploading them onto websites, social media, or sending them via text message or email. Often times, an ex will post or share intimate photos or videos shared with the purpose of harassing or […]

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Michigan has recently joined the ever growing number of states that have adopted some version of a revenge porn law.  Generally, revenge porn occurs when a person posts another’s sexually explicit photographs online as an act of revenge, however, Michigan’s revenge porn law is broader in scope.  The statute MCL  750.145e states in pertinent part: […]

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Article By Erica Fink (CNN.com) Erica Fink: 24 years old. She took a selfie. She didn’t send it to anyone but herself. It was meant for no one but somehow it ended up all over the web. Charlotte Laws: My daughter’s topless picture ended up on the most notorious revenge porn website. She had taken […]

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We are going to talk a little bit today about forum selection for filing your defamation lawsuit, in consideration of forums with anti-SLAPP laws. Before we discover what anti-SLAPP laws are, let’s discuss the meaning of SLAPP. A SLAPP lawsuit is technically called a strategic lawsuit against public participation. A SLAPP lawsuit is a suit […]

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  Hello listeners! My name is Mallory Donick and I am an Internet Law Attorney with Traverse Legal, PLC. Today I am going to be covering one of the most frequent questions I get from callers – How do you remove defamatory search results from Google? While it is possible, removing defamatory search results from […]

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There are an ever increasing number of online review websites. One of the more popular online review websites relates to online reviews by employees of their employer. The most popular of these websites is one known as Glassdoor. Glassdoor has been online since 2007 and has become the most popular site for online reviews of […]

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