Saturday, 3 January 2009

Defamation: civil or criminal matter?

Many legislations have a civil suit and a criminal charge for defamation. The article about Colorado US is interesting in comparison with the proposal in France to stop allowing defamation charges that do not bear for example any hatred.
"Does It Make Sense To Have Libel Be A Criminal Offense?" (TechDirt, 5 December 2008)

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