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Magazine Publisher Ordered To Pay Rebel Wilson $4.5 Million In Damages After Defamation Loss

Magazine Publisher Ordered To Pay Rebel Wilson $4.5 Million In Damages After Defamation Loss

In the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning justice John Dixon ordered Bauer Media to pay Wilson $4.5 million.Wilson, who wasn't in court, has vowed to donate the damages to charity. She could have had "lead roles" in multiple films if Bauer had "properly investigated" the allegations made against Wilson instead of pursuing its "own corporate objectives", he said."Substantial vindication can only be achieved by an award of damages that underscores that Ms Wilson's reputation as an actress of integrity was wrongly damaged in a manner that affected her marketability in a huge worldwide marketplace," he said. Wilson maintained throughout the trial she had never lied about her real name, age or childhood, and the jury returned unanimous verdicts in the acto...
A Court Has Ordered A Man To Stop Performing Citizen's Arrests Of Uber Drivers

A Court Has Ordered A Man To Stop Performing Citizen's Arrests Of Uber Drivers

A man has been permanently banned from making civilian arrests of Uber drivers after he made nine over a 10-month period, while also sending provocative tweets and garnering media attention for his cause.In a decision handed down April 3, the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia, banned Russell Howarth from arresting, attempting to arrest, or threatening to arrest people using Uber, driving for Uber, or working for Uber.The only exception is if the arrest is in relation to a serious offence.In October 2014, Howarth embarked on a campaign against UberX, which he claimed was illegal in NSW under the Passenger Transport Act 1990.As part of the “Arresting Uber” campaign, Howarth made nine citizen’s arrests, oversaw five others, and stalked an Uber driver through Syd