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OFT closes investigation into whether companies using threats of defamation action “to quell legitimate criticism online”

The Office of Fair Trading has closed an investigation into “whether a group of companies, and solicitors acting on their behalf, were using threats of defamation action to quell legitimate criticism online”.  It was examining whether that had been an … Continue reading

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