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Recent decisions illustrate that courts continue to immunize Internet and email users from defamation liability in most situations.  They are immune as long as they do not “materially contribute” to the alleged defamation that they host, post, or send.  Still, users would be wise to be careful about what messages they endorse.

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David A. Shimkin

David is a seasoned trial attorney located in Los Angeles. He focuses his practice in the areas of construction, hospitality, environmental tort defense, and food liability. A native of the Bronx, he is a graduate of Columbia U. and Cornell Law School.

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