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    Jimmy-T
    Jimmy-T
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    There’s a lesson for anyone who’s ever tempted to fire off an angry, sarcastic or frustrated email to their strata committee – a defamation case over emails has cost one Manly resident at least $120, 000.

    The email stoush over physical mailboxes ended up in NSW District Court when the strata committee chairman sued a resident over emails sent …
    https://www.flat-chat.com.au/strata-email-stoush-leads-to-120k-defamation-damages/

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    davidb
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    That’s one of the most disgusting court decisions I’ve ever seen.

    So if her email is worth 120,000 damage to his reputation, how much is the media’s reporting of his behaviour now worth to him?

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    Miranda
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    Sorry I sent this to David in error when I meant to post it here.

     

    I do agree with much of what you said and am bemused as well by the payout,  but surely this creates a precedent for any chairman who is experiencing the stress of constant malice  from a member of the OC.  I’m not talking about squabbles, debate, disagreements, sarcasm but pure malice/defamation of character.

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