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Synonyms for libel

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a false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person

the written statement of a plaintiff explaining the cause of action (the defamation) and any relief he seeks

print slanderous statements against

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As the Norfolk libeler put it, "Necessity hath no law.
McRae interestingly notes the frequency with which libelers dwelled on the physical peculiarities of their targets--the verbal equivalent, perhaps, of the political cartoon.
We are in for a global tyranny intent on fighting transnational criminals, offshore tax evaders or libelers, and on preventing ozone depletion and global warming.
Libelers attack particular persons in order to satisfy personal grudges.
Congress might enact immunity from distributor liability for individuals but not corporations, or for entities with a net worth under a certain amount, but this seems unlikely since the poverty-stricken moderator lobby is not particularly strong; impractical, since it would be difficult to defend any particular limit; and unfair, since the power of the Internet enables a poor person to cause as much damage as a rich one, and victims of poor libelers are not necessarily less deserving than victims of rich ones.