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ISBN: 9781552212035-11

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Internet Libel Actions Stayed as an Abuse of Process in the UK

From: Cyberlibel

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Discussion of the UK approach of staying or striking out cyberlibel actions as an abuse of process where there is a limited extent of publication or the prospect of vindication is small.

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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.