Imagine you just purchased a shiny new wireless router from Amazon, only to discover that the product doesn’t work as you anticipated. To vent frustration and perhaps help others avoid the same mistake, you leave a negative product review—but some of your claims ultimately turn out to be incorrect or misleading.
Now the company’s attorneys want to sue you for your “illegal campaign to damage, discredit, defame, and libel” it. Are you going down in flames? Or can you say what you want on the Internet?
As with many areas of law, the answers are nuanced and complicated. Our primer, however, will help you avoid the obvious pitfalls.
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