BC Teachers Federation suing Google

Via Dust My Broom;

The B.C. Teachers Federation and its president, Jinny Sims, are suing Google Inc. over allegedly defamatory comments and images posted on a blog hosted by Google.

A statement of claim filed in B.C. Supreme Court says the defamation by two unnamed contributors or authors on the blog at “bcpolyblog.blogspot.com” occurred between April 5 and June 28 this year. The remarks on the blog, which is devoted to commentary on B.C. politics, are “false and untrue,” says the court document.

The blog named in the action has more;

In the statement of claim filed in B.C. Supreme Court, Sims indicates she “…did not kidnap beloved Sesame Street character Big Bird and threaten to kill him/her in response to the Functional Skills Assessment test.”

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  1. Kent G. Budge says:

    Isn’t “obvious parody” a defense from libel in Canda?