First things first---what happens when someone publishes 'on the internet' defamatory contents about an individual or a business? These contents may appear in many forms such as malicious attacks, misleading information, and sometimes outright lies and false allegations. Well, as far as the US law is concerned, publishers online in most instances are not required to remove stuff posted on their sites or forums by a third-party. We stress the internet or the online aspects of these contents since in the physical world, things happen to be somewhat different. A newspaper publishes something false and misleading, even in their reader's column, and it is