9 Vand. J. Ent. & Tech. L. 897 (2006-2007)
Cyber-Libeling the Glitterati: Protecting the First Amendment for Internet Speech

handle is hein.journals/vanep9 and id is 905 raw text is: Cyber-Libeling the Glitterati:
Protecting the First Amendment for
Internet Speech
1.     BACKGROU    ND  .............................................................................. 900
A. Defamation Law in the United States ................................ 900
1. American Common Law: Strict Liability ...................... 901
2. American Law Today: New York Times v. Sullivan
and  its  Progeny  ............................................................... 902
B. Defamation Law in Australia ............................................. 904
1. Australian Common Law ............................................... 905
2. Australian Defense of Privilege: Theophanous v.
Herald & Times Weekly .................................................. 905
3. Australian Law Today: Lange v. Australian
Broadcasting Corporation .............................................. 906
C. Cyber-Libel: Defamation and the Internet .......................... 907
1. American Choice of Law ............................................. 908
2. Australian Choice of Law: Dow Jones & Co. v.
G u tnick  ............................................................................ 908
3.  Im plications  of Gutnick .................................................. 909
II.    D ISCU SSION  ................................................................................. 910
A. Theoretical Proposals for Change ......................................... 911
1. Eliminate Internet Defamation ..................................... 911
2. Create an Independent Internet Law ............................ 912
3. Abandon the Gutnick Standard ..................................... 913
a. Location of Servers Standard ................................ 913
b. Minimum Contacts Standard ............................... 914
c. Situs of Harm Standard ........................................ 915
4. Dispute Resolution in an International Arbitration
F oru m   .............................................................................. 9 17
B. Practical Solutions for Protection from Liability ............... 918
1.  Silencing  Speech  ............................................................. 918
2. Education in Lowest-Common Denominator Law ........ 918
3.  Declaratory  Judgm   ents .................................................. 919
a. Declaratory Relief Following a Foreign Judgment. 920
b. Declaratory Relief before a Foreign Judgment ....... 921
4.  Internet Protocol Filtering ............................................. 923
III.  C ON CLU  SION  ............................................................................... 924
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