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Disclosure of the Identity of an Anonymous Author

From: Cyberlibel


Discussion of the problems arising in tracing and determining the identity and address of a defendant before commencing cyberlibel proceedings.



David Potts

David Potts is a member of the Ontario bar and Counsel to Deacon, Spears, Fedson & Montizambert in Toronto. He has acted for both plaintiffs and defendants in libel actions including: major corporations, government, notable Canadian publications, as well as influential individuals and politicians. He is a frequent speaker on the subject of libel in Canada and abroad and is the co-author, with Julian Porter, of Canadian Libel Practice.