|This page documents a WikiQueer policy with legal considerations.|
The goal of WikiQueer is to create an encyclopedic information source adhering to a queer point of view, with all information being referenced through the citation of reliable sources, so as to maintain a standard of verifiability.
It is the responsibility of all contributors to ensure that material posted on WikiQueer is not defamatory.
It is WikiQueer policy to delete libelous material when it has been identified.
If you believe that you are the subject of a libelous statement on WikiQueer, please e-mail us with details of the article and error: adminwikiqueer.org.
- WikiQueer:Contact us
- WikiQueer:No legal threats
- WikiQueer:Biographies of living persons
- WikiQueer does not give legal advice
- How to avoid libel and defamation (2004)—Information from the BBC for contributors to its defunct community website, Action Network, based on the English law of libel, which differs considerably from U.S. law. Note that Victoria Gillick actually lost her libel case, the reverse of what this claims. Millward, David, Victoria Gillick 'broke' after losing libel case, in The Telegraph, Nov. 20, 2000, 12:00AM GMT, section UK News, as accessed Feb. 1, 2011.
- Once it's on the Web, whose law applies?
- Internet policy – Jurisdiction
- Defamation law in Ireland
- "Is Wikipedia safe from libel liability?" by Daniel Terdiman (from CNET)
- Libel on the Internet: An International Problem
- Defamation FAQ at Chilling Effects Clearinghouse