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In a more recent case, a handful of inflammatory online postings about Farallon Mining Ltd. The targets of the posters online ire were Farallon, Farallon's Chairman and Farallon's management company.
In addition to being the biggest internet defamation award in Canadian history, it is the largest defamation award rendered against a single person in Canada.
T-bone1 Lifetime Member Sr. Is anyone aware of the nature of these posts? I would hope they were clearly libelous and false, and not merely criticism. I don't know the specifics, but I have seen the words "crooks", "thieves", etc used frequently.
However in some cases the words were probably deserved. But it is a good reminder to be a little careful as to how one phrases his comments. There is a right way and a wrong way to call a crook a crook. The libel laws in Canada and the United States differ a lot. You'll notice that the companies in question are Canadian ones and the jurisdiction of the judge is Canadian provincial.
What is acceptable in public discourse in the USA is not in Canada. Canadian law recognizes that freedom of speech does not protect libelous attacks on others which infringes on their freedoms. Award amounts depend on the ability of the defamee to prove loss caused by the libel.
Politicians in Canada are frequently both the subject and object of libel actions.. This is the new information asymmetry paradigm in the age of the internet! FFH had it's share of message board attacks Yahoo as many on this board know from the timeframe. I don't know whether my losses as a holder were made up by the buying opportunities that came along with the depressed stock price.
But it sure was not a good time for Prem and FFH management to go through all that! I remember Prem had to issue press releases at the height of the attacks. We know Prem is reclusive and had never done anything like that. Well there is a lawsuit still ongoing, personally I would like plenty of sunshine on the subject of media manipulation by scam artistes.
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One well-known case is the lawsuit where Barrick Gold Corp. Welcome to the board.
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