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Cyber-attack allegations upheld as defamatory (Fentiman v Marsh)

Cyber-attack allegations upheld as defamatory (Fentiman v Marsh)
Published on: 02 August 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

TMT analysis: In this libel judgment, the High Court determined the meaning of three articles which linked cyber-attacks on the defendant’s blogs and social media to the company for which the claimant acts as CEO. The court held that the articles carried the meaning that the claimant was a hacker and had undertaken the cyber-attacks referred to. It further held that the articles were defamatory of the claimant. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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