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The Short(er) Arm of Florida’s Defamation Law

Posted by Seva on April 17, 2008

On the heals of the yesterday’s post about a recent B.C. case on cross-border defamation, my daily BNA Internet Law News report brought word of a Florida case, Internet Solution Corporation v. Marshall, in which the court found that it had no jurisdiction over an out-of-state blogger whose posts allegedly defamed the plaintiff, a corporation operating in Florida. Although it found that damage may have been suffered in Florida, it held that the blogger’s contact to the state was not sufficient to satisfy the Due Process Clause of the U.S. Constitution.

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