The Defamation Act of 2009 in Ireland is a significant piece of legislation, it governs much of what goes on in the media (including here).
Were posters aware that it gives protection to corporate bodies ?
Defamation Act 2009
So this means government quangos, companies etc can sueDefamation of a body corporate.
12.— The provisions of this Act apply to a body corporate as they apply to a natural person, and a body corporate may bring a defamation action under this Act in respect of a statement concerning it that it claims is defamatory whether or not it has incurred or is likely to incur financial loss as a result of the publication of that statement.
What do you think of the implications of this and do you agree with them ?