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cyberdefamation

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cyber- +‎ defamation

NounEdit

cyberdefamation (uncountable)

  1. defamation by material published on the Internet, or in cyberspace
    • 2003, Michael Rustad, Cyrus Daftary, E-business legal handbook
      Cyberdefamation, virus production, or negligent publication cases will rarely arise out of contractual relations.
    • 2009, Evan M. Axelrod, Violence Goes to the Internet: Avoiding the Snare of the Net, page 230:
      Even though online harassment, cyberdefamation, and cyberbullying do not always reach the level of stalking, they do cause significant distress in both the targets of the violence and their families.