First, this article explores how law of defamation has been applied in the brick and mortar world, and how those same principles were applied to the cyber world. Next it looks at Congress’s legislation of defamation law on the Internet, and how that legislation has been applied in court. Finally, it evaluates the changing attitude toward that legislation, and changes Congress should consider making.
Communication Indecency: Why the Communications Decency Act, and the Judicial Interpretation of it, has led to a Lawless Internet in the Area of Defamation,
Barry L. Rev.
Available at: https://lawpublications.barry.edu/barrylrev/vol14/iss1/6