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Silverchair frontman sues Sunday Telegraph for defamation over brothel story
Defamation 2019-09-19 10:46 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns has filed defamation proceedings against the Sunday Telegraph over an article that stated a brothel specialising in bondage had become a […]

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Pan Macmillan settles crime book defamation case for $100,000 after defence struck out
Defamation 2019-09-13 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Publisher Pan Macmillan and nightclub magnate John Ibrahim have reached a $100,000 settlement in a defamation case brought by Sydney identity Thomas Domican over what […]

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Google can’t get quick win in second defamation case by medical researcher
Defamation 2019-09-06 9:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

Google will need to mount a full defence over its liability for defamatory material in search results, after it lost its bid for summary dismissal […]

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Pan Macmillan’s ‘tenuous’ defence struck out in defamation suit over Kings Cross crime book
Article 2019-08-29 12:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has partially struck out publisher Pan Macmillan Australia’s defence in a defamation case brought by Sydney identity Thomas Domican over a “fleeting […]

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Geoffrey Rush loses bid to muzzle publisher in defamation case
Defamation 2019-08-28 10:15 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Actor Geoffrey Rush has come up short in his bid for an injunction blocking The Daily Telegraph from repeating allegations in the successful defamation case […]

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Media companies challenge landmark defamation ruling over Facebook comments
Defamation 2019-08-20 12:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A group of media companies are appealing a groundbreaking defamation ruling that found they are liable for third-party comments made on their Facebook pages. Fairfax […]

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Fairfax appeals $280K Chau Chak Wing defamation judgment, says journo didn’t lie
Defamation 2019-08-15 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fairfax Media has challenged a judge’s “gravely serious” suggestion that one of its journalists lied about a confidential source, during the first day of a […]

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Google gets contempt of court charge set aside in case over defamatory reviews
Defamation 2019-08-13 9:03 pm By Amelia Birnie

A contempt of court prosecution ordered against Google for failing to immediately remove allegedly defamatory online reviews has been thrown out, with a judge saying […]

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ABC, Fairfax can’t revive truth defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Article 2019-08-02 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ABC and Fairfax have lost their appeal seeking to revive a truth defense in a defamation case brought by Chinese businessman Dr Chau Chak […]

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Ex-MP Emma Husar reaches settlement in defamation case against Buzzfeed
Defamation 2019-07-29 11:08 am By Amelia Birnie

Former Labor MP Emma Husar has settled her defamation case against online media outlet Buzzfeed, following eight months of litigation over an article the ex-politician […]

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