A Business Owner’s Guide To Internet Defamation

We live online. We chat online, work online, shop online, bank online – and market businesses online. In three short decades, the Internet has developed from a backwoods shanty, frequented by a smattering of outliers, to a vital – and viral – commerce and communications platform. Ultimately, the Internet has morphed into one of the most equitable and profitable economies known to man.

With the good, however, comes some bad – including online defamation.

Sometimes, in the rage of a moment, a rant is hard to resist. And sometimes that rant turns into defamation with a single, ill-advised keystroke.