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 Ontario Court Adopts New Cause Of Action To Combat Online Bullying!

The Ontario Superior Court ordered a man to compensate his ex-girlfriend after he posted an explicit video of her online without her consent. In doing so, the Court explicitly adopted a new privacy tort and acknowledged the “devastating harm” that can result when the internet is used as a means for predators and bullies to victimize others. The decision, released on January 21, 2016, represents a new avenue through which the law is attempting to respond to protect victims of cyber-bullying. Read the entire article at Lexology, written by legal guys at

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