Defamation of character is any type of false or damaging statements made in print or other media, on the Internet, or orally to third parties.
If you're the victim of disparaging online content, you'll need to know if the content meets the criteria for defamation before you sue.
by attorney J Patrick Diener
Is it a statement of fact published to a third party? The statement in question has to be one of fact, thus a stated opinion cannot be defamatory.
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