Wayne Crookes, et al. v. Jon Newton

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Wayne Crookes, et al. v. Jon Newton

Wayne Crookes, et al. v. Jon Newton – December 7, 2010
Case #33412
Jon Newton owns and operates the website www.p2pnet.net. Wayne Crookes alleges that Newton’s website contained defamatory hyperlinked articles. Crookes claims that by posting and then refusing to remove the hyperlinks, Newton became a publisher of the defamatory articles.
Crookes and his company, West Coast Title Search Ltd., brought an action against Newton for damages for defamation. Crookes is a former campaign manager for the Green Party of Canada.