The Richard Warman Vs. Free Dominion defamation case has been winding down for awhile now. The Fourniers lost. Had their asses handed to them, in fact. In addition to $43,000 in damages, we find today that they’ve been hit with $85,000 in costs: Richard Warman costs awarded against @freedominion folks: $85,000. (Damages another $43,000).Not sure I . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: The Price Of Free Speechiness?
….from the defamation case they lost to Richard Warman:
Latest:Update – None of the defendants chose to provide even the courtesy of a response to the offer to donate all damages after legal fees to children’s charities. As a result, rather than benefitting children, they’ve chosen to continue throwing good money after bad. (see musical . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Free Dominion Refuses Honourable Exit
Maybe the money they lost when he successfully sued them for defamation can be put to good use:
Update – 21 October – I have today offered to the defendants in the libel action below to donate all damages received after payment of my legal fees to children’s charities. The offer is conditional on them accepting . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Warman Offers FreeD An Honorable Exit
Richard has his own brief account of his case and its outcome here. The most interesting bit is his interpretation of the fact that punitive damages were awarded. He quotes Justice Peter Cory of the Supreme Court:
“Punitive damages may be awarded in situations where the defendant’s misconduct is so malicious, oppressive and high‑handed that it . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Warman Vs. FreeD: Warman Speaks
From an observer partial to The Fourniers:
I’ll be brief.
Today is a sad, sad day for all Canadians – and a tragic one for all freedom loving people.The jury foreperson giggled as she said: “The answer is 42!”
As in, $42,000 awarded to Mr. Warman in damages…
In addition, Mr. Warman is seeking an . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Warman Vs. Free Dominion: Warman Triumphant
Derek Black, son of Don Black, the former Alabama Klan leader who now runs the largest racist Web forum (Stormfront) in the world, has renounced white nationalism. When Don retires, Derek plans to turn the forum into an interracial dating site. Just kidding. But good on Derek. I’ve written about Stormfront many times due to . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Your Daily Nazi: Son Of Stormfront
This is a picture of the National Post’s Jonathon Kay. I know its hard to look at, but bear with me. Note the cup he’s holding. It’s demonstrates solidarity with the “Canuck 6” a collection of far-right bloggers that Richard Warman sued several years back (and is suing still, because that’s how slowly the . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: How Times Change