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Asked on: 7/12/13, 7:15 am

cAN i BE SUED FOR A COMMENT MADE "PETE ABUSED AN EX GIRLFRIEND" THAT WAS SENT IN A PRIVATE MESSAGE . tHIS PERSON THEN SHOWED THE MESSAGE TO PETE AND HIS PARENTS WHO ARE NOW THREATTENING TO SUE FOR LIBEL AND SLANDER

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Answered on: 7/12/13, 7:02 pm by Kenneth Wilk

It wasn't a private message. Once you put something out into the internet or other communication medium, it becomes public. Yes you can be sued. Yes, you do have something to worry about.


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Answered on: 7/13/13, 10:30 am by Charles Candiano

Truth is an absolute defense to any defamation action.


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