The Ontario Divisional Court is going to hear an appeal of the Warman v Wilkins-Fournier case, in which the issue is whether an internet intermediary (here a blog site) must disclose the names of people alleged to have defamed someone.
The trial decision requiring disclosure is at 2009 CanLII 14054 (ON S.C.)
Both sides are suitably apocalyptic in their predictions of disaster if they lose. (Canadian Civil Liberties Association and CIPPIC intervened against disclosure.)
Those opposing disclosure (on court order) say that whistleblowing and populist activism will be chilled or will dry up if . . . [more]