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1 Answer | Asked in Internet Law for New Hampshire on
Q: I am being slandered on line on a daily basis for over two years. Do I need a lawyer or can I go to the police?

For well over two years, on a daily basis, personal details of my life from 20 years ago have been posted on line and through e-mails by an in-law. I have been harmed at work, in my community, and with family and friends. This in-law is also slandering my mother, a cancer survivor who I am caring... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 30, 2018

I do not practice in New Hampshire, but your question has not been picked up in four weeks. I can’t speak for New Hampshire, but slander-libel is generally a civil matter throughout the United States. It is considered an intentional tort. Slander is generally verbal while libel is in writing. A... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property and Internet Law for New Hampshire on
Q: Can I post photos of celebrities, musicians, etc. on my own personal website if I'm deriving profit from the website?

I will be linking to ticketing websites where people can purchase tickets to the various events.

John Espinosa
John Espinosa answered on May 24, 2018

If you are using it to make money it is not a personal use but a commercial one. Don't use the photos without getting permission from the copyright holder.

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law, Personal Injury, Internet Law and Libel & Slander for New Hampshire on
Q: Can I sue school for wrongly implying that I bullied someone?

I was given a suspension based on a comment I made referencing someone, but I never even said their name. This was not the first time I said something about her and I was given a warning the first time. However, I feel as if this time, the comment I made isn't considered bullying and that they are... Read more »

Joseph Kelly Levasseur
Joseph Kelly Levasseur answered on Dec 8, 2017

I don't see enough facts in this scenario to justify a lawsuit unless there is more, a good place to get someone in the school ranks to help you with any problems you may have may start with filing a complaint to your superintendent or to the person representing your district on the school board.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright, Intellectual Property, International Law and Internet Law for New Hampshire on
Q: A website copies our content 100%, as is, with no compensation to us. Where can we sue them?

We're based in an African country, but the offender is:

1. Registered in another African country - Mauritius

2. Operates in an altogether different African country - South Africa

3. Hosts their website in the UK

4. Has its parent/holding company registered in the... Read more »

Griffin Klema
Griffin Klema answered on Jul 5, 2017

It sounds like a very complex case, involving international copyright issues. You might consider asking yourself whether enforcement of your intellectual property rights will yield a net positive gain, because it sounds like a very expensive case to pursue legally, and may require a team of lawyers... Read more »

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