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Corrupt companies will be able to sue whistleblowers under proposed changes to defamation laws

Proposed new defamation laws would allow corrupt companies such as the banks to sue whistleblowers and social media users. If the laws had been in force a few years ago it would mean we would never of had the Banking Royal Commission as most of the whistleblowers who sparked the Royal Commission would have been […]

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Australia’s biggest SLAPP abusers “Strategic Lawsuit against Public Participation”

I only recently became aware of the term “SLAPP lawsuits”, which corrupt companies use to silence critics, because it is about to be tested in the NSW Supreme Court on the 4th of August in the Capilano Honey and Ben McKee v Simon Mulvany defamation case. It is not just companies with low profiles who […]

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