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Google Acts on “Revenge Porn”

by On 19 June 2015 Google issued a  public policy  advising that, contrary to their previous practice, they have now decided to honour requests from people to remove nude or sexually explicit images shared without their consent from Google search results. Google advises that in the coming weeks they will put up a web form people can use to submit the request.
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Maybe you should be ‘a hell of a lot carefuller’: Defamation, Facebook and Family Law

Maybe you should be ‘a hell of a lot carefuller’: Defamation, Facebook and Family Law

by Clients often ask us if they can sue their former spouse for defamation, particularly after reading hurtful statements in court documents. Defamation is injuring the esteem in which a person is held by the community – the test is would an ordinary, reasonable reader think less of the person as a result of the statements.  It follows that a person
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YouTube and the Courts

YouTube and the Courts

by The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia have now launched their official YouTube channels. The YouTube channels provide information and videos to help people with some aspects of Court procedure. If you intend on filing an Application for Divorce and want to do it yourself then don’t forget to watch the informational videos “How to
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