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b) should there be a provision that, where defamatory material is re- transmitted in a new format, the single publication rule would only protect the previous publisher and not the publisher of the new article?
If it can be proven that the publisher of the new article is aware of the original suit, perhaps. But the plaintiff should be required to notify the new publisher and provide them with an opportunity to seek legal advice.Posted by Owen Blacker on 2009-10-04 01:21:38. Link. Report abuse to email@example.com. Back to the main document list