dogs walked? Quinny gives his wank opinion…again

That’s quite amusing… For the benefit of the conspiritard community (as I know many of them are avid readers) I’d just like to point out that merely ‘quoting allegedly’ does not satisfy the exception, in most defamation legislations, for ‘fair comment’ or ‘honest opinion’. – To invoke this you must also be able to defend your opinion using actual evidence…

It would be reasonable for example to form and express the opinion (stressing that it is opinion) that someone who regularly advocates drug abuse, (perhaps even has a criminal record for the same) has been credibly implicated in the abuse of a child or children, and now masquerades as a child abuse ‘campaigner’, is in fact a fraud and probably a paedophile with ulterior motives.

On the other hand the baseless accusation of paedophilia directed at an individual with absolute no criminal past, no involvement with children (other than as a parent perhaps) let alone any kind of adverse-indicator in dealing with them… Well, no matter how often you add the word ‘allegedly’ or state that this is ‘your opinion’, it remains defamatory.

Defamation is unlike anything else you conspiritards might find yourself facing the court over in that it’s up to you to prove your allegations and/or opinion have a basis in fact. That’s one of the many reasons this so-called book was removed and why other rubbish of a broadly similar nature has been ordered to be pulped.

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