Inc. v. CompuServe Cubby Inc.
Significance, Impact, Regulation Of The Internet
Cubby, Inc., and Richard G. Blanchard
That CompuServe was liable for defamatory statements published in the newsletter, Rumorville, against rival newsletter, Skuttlebut.
Chief Lawyer for Plaintiff
Chief Defense Lawyer
Peter K. Leisure
New York, New York
Date of Decision
29 October 1991
The court ruled in favor of CompuServe finding that the Internet service provider was not liable for the statements printed in the newsletter transmitted through its system.
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