Close this search box.

More and More Lawsuits Over Rants on the Web That Blast Businesses

Addresses the nature of lawsuits filed by businesses to silence critics, focusing on the T&J Towing case where the company sued the creator of a critical Facebook group for defamation. Such lawsuits are often called strategic lawsuits against public participation, or SLAPP suits, and are brought by companies to silence less powerful critics. These suits are increasingly being used with social media such as Facebook and Twitter, and seek to silence criticism rather than to cure real wrongs.
Read more…

Skip to content