‘Evolving the Law: The Tort of Internet Harassment’

“Nowadays, a person’s life can be turned upside down by a comment made on the internet. Just ask Harvey Weinstein. Despite the power of the internet, we are just beginning to regulate it. In Ontario, the laws regarding decorum on the internet are in their infancy. The law on internet harassment has not been codified. In a recent decision, 385277 Ontario Ltd v Gold, 2021 ONSC 4717, Justice Myers advances our legal system when it comes to recognizing internet harassment …” (more)

[Heather Douglas, Slaw, 4 August]

First posted 2021-08-04 12:26:50

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