[LINK] one for the legal eagles: 'private' libel
Mon, 12 Nov 2001 18:35:42 +1100
> From: Rick Welykochy
> I post an email to a private, members-only mailing list. The
> email could possibly be deemed libelous and derogatory to a
> certain company X, if they ever saw it.
It is libel whether the company saw it or not because anyone reading
that material would form an opinion about the company.
No such thing as a private mailing list.
The company would sue the ones with the deepest pockets.