cyberdefamation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cyber- +‎ defamation

Noun[edit]

cyberdefamation (uncountable)

  1. defamation by material published on the Internet, or in cyberspace
    • 2003, Michael Rustad, Cyrus Daftary, E-business legal handbook
      Cyberdefamation, virus production, or negligent publication cases will rarely arise out of contractual relations.
    • 2009, Evan M. Axelrod, Violence Goes to the Internet: Avoiding the Snare of the Net (page 230)
      Even though online harassment, cyberdefamation, and cyberbullying do not always reach the level of stalking, they do cause significant distress in both the targets of the violence and their families.