Should Internet-specific Principles of Law Be Adopted?
Discussion of how courts have approached the idea of adopting Internet-specific rules for defamation law, and arguments in favour and against.
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.