Two new potential SLAPPs that show the need for federal anti-SLAPP legislation

Apr 01, 14

Federal anti-SLAPP legislation supporter Mike Masnick at techdirt wrote about two potential SLAPPs last week.  Both show the need for federal anti-SLAPP legislation, as Ohio does not have an anti-SLAPP law and New York’s anti-SLAPP law is notoriously weak.  Read more from techdirt here:

1) Property Management Company Filed $1 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against Critic and Former Tenant:
http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140320/12195726638/property-management-company-files-1-million-defamation-lawsuit-against-critic-former-tenant.shtml

2) Watch Repair Goes Legal Over Tame Yelp Review, Streisand Effect Takes Over:
http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140320/12533126640/watch-repairer-goes-legal-over-tame-yelp-review-streisand-effect-takes-over.shtml

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