Is bullying the bullies, the way out? – Proposed Criminalization of Social Media Defamation

Is bullying the bullies, the way out? – Proposed Criminalization of Social Media Defamation

Daily News recently published an article regarding the possible introduction of a new law to control defamation in the form of slander and libel pertaining to Social Media. This law is said to have been proposed by the Law Commission to the Justice Ministry, which would treat defamation as a criminal offence.   The article presented by the author raises a few questions on the whole justification and the solution for ‘defamation’, which is in reality another form of the issue of cyberbullying in the context of Social Media. It…