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United States v Meng 2021 BCSC 1253
Ms. Meng unsuccessfully applied for an order banning the publication of documents she received from HSBC and had filed...


Sherman Estate v Donovan 2021 SCC 25
The Toronto Star successfully challenged the sealing orders on the probate files of the Sherman estate.


Rowat v the Crown, the CBC et al 2021 ONSC 2215
In this decision the ONSC dismissed the accused’s application for an order banning the publication of his name because...


Racki v Racki 2021 NSSC 46
This NSSC decision confirms the existence of the tort of public disclosure of private facts in Nova Scotia.

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La désinformation, c’est aussi un business: “There is, unfortunately, a huge market demand for disinformation,” Mr. Brookie said, “and a lot of places across the ecosystem that are more than willing to fill that demand.” https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/25/world/europe/disinformation-social-media.html

The Spyware Threat to Journalists https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/08/02/the-spyware-threat-to-journalists?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=onsite-share&utm_brand=the-new-yorker&utm_social-type=earned via @NewYorker

My latest paper, The Scope of Canadian Defamation Injunctions, is now available for free on CanLII: https://www.canlii.org/en/commentary/doc/2021CanLIIDocs1678?zoupio-debug#!fragment//(hash:(chunk:(anchorText:''),notesQuery:'',scrollChunk:!n,searchQuery:'hilary%20/3%20young',searchSortBy:RELEVANCE,tab:search))

This Wednesday @WmCollinsBooks and I will be going to the UK High Court for the first round in our legal battle against Rosneft, the Kremlin oil champion, and three Russian billionaires, over Putin's People.

Justice — Tommy Robinson loses libel case brought by Syrian schoolboy | Tommy Robinson | The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/jul/22/tommy-robinson-loses-libel-case-brought-by-syrian-schoolboy

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