A “disgruntled consumer” expelled from a private finance course he later allegedly blasted on a popular consumer complaint Web site as a “joke and a scam” may not be sued for defamation, a Manhattan judge has ruled.
In Intellect Art Multimedia Inc. v. Milewski, 117024/08, New York Supreme Court Justice Judith J. Gische also rejected claims by the Swiss Finance Academy against the Web site that gives consumers an electronic forum to air their gripes.
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