If you publish something on the Internet, would it be fair if someone could sue you for it many years later?
Of course not. Because of statutes of limitation, a claimant has only a limited time period after any...more
Sixth Circuit affirms dismissal of defamation claims brought against Viacom by former American Idol contestants, holding that Tennessee’s “single publication rule” applies to online speech and thus majority of allegedly...more
Reader comment sections have become ubiquitous to websites that host original content. They serve the interests of the website host by attracting traffic and ultimately advertising revenue, generating buzz for contributors...more
In In re Phila. Newspapers LLC, 690 F.3d 161 (3d Cir. 2012), the Third Circuit held, among other things, that linking to previously published material is not "republication" under the single publication rule....more
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