2017 ORS 31.225¹
Publisher’s defenses and privileges not affected

Nothing in ORS 31.205 (Damages recoverable for defamation by radio, television, motion pictures, newspaper or printed periodical) to 31.220 (Effect of publication of correction or retraction prior to demand) shall be deemed to affect any defense or privilege which the publisher may possess by virtue of existing law. [Formerly 30.175]

  • Oregon Intellectual Property Law / Kenan Farrell, Oct 25, 2009
    “Consider the following scenarios: You’re out surfing the internet one day and come across a false and damaging state­ment that someone has written about you on their blog or website. Maybe you’re the one writing a scathing review about a new hit movie, including unsavory stories about its lead actress. ...”
1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 31—Tort Actions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors031.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.