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An Ontario judge recently ruled a union official should not be found liable for defamation by replying to an email. In your opinion, does replying to an allegedly defamatory e-mail constitute publishing or republishing material?
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Total Votes: 32
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Yes, replying to an email could be considered to be defamatory, in certain contexts. Social media has changed how defamation is defined.
No, replying to an email should not be considered to be defamatory. Email is not the same as other platforms.
Start Voting: 1/30/2017|End Voting: 3/2/2017
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Law Times reports that there is no explicit rule that lawyers in Ontario must be competent in the use of technology. Do you think there should be explicit rules spelling out the expectations of lawyers’ in terms of tech use in their practice?
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