What is a SLAPP? – Factsheet
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SLAPP: Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation.
SLAPPs are a form of legal harassment used to intimidate and silence those speaking out in the public interest.
They are often used as a tool to suppress information that the plaintiffs don’t want to be brought to light. The plaintiffs are attempting to keep information secret – information that the public has a right to know.
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