ILC Victory Raises Question of Whether Defamation Laws Need to Be Updated to Address Serial Defamers

The Internet Law Center announced today it had achieved a significant victory for its client Hopscotch Adoptions, Inc. (www.hopscotchadoptions.org) of High Point, North Carolina in a federal defamation action against Vanessa Kachadurian of Fresno, California, with an $85,000 settlement.  (See full release here   Kachadurian is an infamous serial cyber defamer and the case raises questions of whether state defamation laws need to be updated to address the damage done by the worst polluters of the cyber public commons given the substantial costs suffered as a result of their conduct.