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What counts as a ‘third party’ in the context of libel?

B is correct. A has published the statement to the chat room provider. B will still likely lose the case. Although the defamatory statements were published to the service provider, the service ...
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Is sharing image images from OnlyFans revenge porn under English law?

@gnasher729 the old communications offence has a carve out for images involving a financial gain. The new amendments to the soa 2003 doesn't but what it instead carves out are images previously made ...
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What counts as a ‘third party’ in the context of libel?

england-and-wales The question's scenario says each person A and B makes claims about who can or can't see the statement. The scenario does not explicitly state who is right. This is why Jen commented ...
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What would be the elements of the hate crime in the coconut placard case?

The basic offence may be section 5(1)(b) Public Order Act 1986. The offence is committed if the person: "displays any writing, sign or other visible representation which is threatening or ...
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Unregistered HMO for AST tenants

Maybe It appears to be an HMO on its face, but that doesn't mean it needs to be registered. Some types of landlords are exempt but, given that it is now registered, the landlord here probably isn't ...
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Remanded for a plea of Not Guilty for Reasons of Insanity?

You don’t plead anything at the police station When you are arrested the police will take you to the station and hold you for a short period (terrorism offences excepted). During this time they will ...
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Could the proposed ban on extreme protest groups be considered a collective punishment?

The BBC article linked states in pertinent parts (short paragraphs collapsed into single paragraphs for ease of reading): Protest groups such as Just Stop Oil and Palestine Action could be banned in ...
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What counts as a ‘third party’ in the context of libel?

A statement is published for defamation law when it is sent by the defamer and understood by a third party If I say something nasty about you in a rowdy football crowd and you can’t find someone there,...
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