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Old July 25th, 2008, 17:52   #11
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Please don't make me do a law lecture.

The law of Slander of Goods that you quote about is a very, very, very, narrow part of the general law of libel and slander. The quote above would apply to something like "TM is better than CA", not a comment on a legal entity like a business or a person.

There are ways to criticize or make negative comments about something that are not actionable, but just making a blanket statement that a review cannot cause a successful lawsuit is simply wrong.

Ld

PS- slander and libel in Canada is not a criminal offense, but a civil tort. Thus there is no prosecuter involved, nor is one "charged".
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