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An Ontario court issued an injunction that orders iHub to disallow '''any statement''' on the iHub website that is '''about the plaintiffs'''; the specific injunction is shown below.
 
An Ontario court issued an injunction that orders iHub to disallow '''any statement''' on the iHub website that is '''about the plaintiffs'''; the specific injunction is shown below.
  
<div style="width:50%; border: solid red 3px; padding:10px; background-color:#FAFAD2;font-weight:bold;color:blue;margin-left:30px;">IMPORTANT: It was the Mina Mar plaintiffs, shown below, who requested the the court to issue an injunction which suppresses the public's ability to express their opinions. Any questions or comments should be directed to MIna Mar, since this was their doing. iHub is merely abiding by the injunction issued by the court.</div>
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On June 20, 2011, the '''[http://adserv.stocksite.com/images/pubdocs/mmg/Florida_Final_Judgment_iHub_v_MMG.pdf United States Federal Court invalidated the Canadian injunctions]''', ruling that they were unenforceable in the United States. iHub has nonetheless agreed to enjoin new user posts containing the above phrases.
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<div style="width:50%; border: solid red 3px; padding:10px; background-color:#FAFAD2;font-weight:bold;margin-left:30px;">IMPORTANT: It was the Mina Mar plaintiffs, shown below, that requested the Canadian court to issue an injunction which suppresses the public's ability to express their opinions. <span style="color:blue;">Any questions or comments should be directed to Mina Mar, since this was their doing.</span> iHub is merely abiding by the injunction issued by the court.</div>
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====  What can I do about it? ====
 
====  What can I do about it? ====
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     <blockquote>''"7. THIS COURT ORDERS a permanent injunction enjoining and restraining the Defendants from making or allowing to be made by any party or Poster, '''any statements''' or broadcast, whether orally or in writing and whether libellous, defamatory or not, in any newspaper, broadcast or electronic publication or on the web site(s), InvestorsHub.com, '''about the Plaintiffs'''."''</blockquote>
 
     <blockquote>''"7. THIS COURT ORDERS a permanent injunction enjoining and restraining the Defendants from making or allowing to be made by any party or Poster, '''any statements''' or broadcast, whether orally or in writing and whether libellous, defamatory or not, in any newspaper, broadcast or electronic publication or on the web site(s), InvestorsHub.com, '''about the Plaintiffs'''."''</blockquote>
  
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On June 20, 2011, the '''[http://adserv.stocksite.com/images/pubdocs/mmg/Florida_Final_Judgment_iHub_v_MMG.pdf United States Federal Court invalidated the Canadian injunctions]''', ruling that they were unenforceable in the United States. iHub has nonetheless agreed to enjoin new user posts containing the above phrases.
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As a matter of policy, iHub generally accepts for review reports of user posts alleged to contain libelous or defamatory content. iHub may, at its sole discretion and without admitting that such posts are libelous, defamatory or otherwise actionable, remove them from publication. '''These removals from publication do not affect visitors to the website originating from within the United States.'''
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As a matter of policy, iHub generally accepts for review reports of user posts alleged to contain libelous or defamatory content. iHub may, at its sole discretion and without admitting that such posts are libelous, defamatory or otherwise actionable, remove them from publication. '''These removals from publication usually do not affect visitors to the website originating from within the United States.'''

Latest revision as of 09:52, 29 March 2019

Additional information about MMG injunction

iHub cannot accept new public posts* that contain the following terms:

  • "Mina Mar" or "minamar"
  • "Miro Zecevic" or "Miroslav Zecevic"

* and in similar places such as board Intros.

Why are these terms being prohibited?

An Ontario court issued an injunction that orders iHub to disallow any statement on the iHub website that is about the plaintiffs; the specific injunction is shown below.

On June 20, 2011, the United States Federal Court invalidated the Canadian injunctions, ruling that they were unenforceable in the United States. iHub has nonetheless agreed to enjoin new user posts containing the above phrases.


IMPORTANT: It was the Mina Mar plaintiffs, shown below, that requested the Canadian court to issue an injunction which suppresses the public's ability to express their opinions. Any questions or comments should be directed to Mina Mar, since this was their doing. iHub is merely abiding by the injunction issued by the court.


What can I do about it?

You must remove the offending content from your post prior to submitting it.

Citation of Injunction

Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Court File No. CV-08-364413-0000, order dated January 20, 2010.
Mina Mar Group Inc. and
Mina Mar Group Inc. (of the USA) and
Miro Zecevic, Plaintiffs
vs.
InvestorsHub.com, Inc. et. al., Defendants
Order:
"7. THIS COURT ORDERS a permanent injunction enjoining and restraining the Defendants from making or allowing to be made by any party or Poster, any statements or broadcast, whether orally or in writing and whether libellous, defamatory or not, in any newspaper, broadcast or electronic publication or on the web site(s), InvestorsHub.com, about the Plaintiffs."

Related Info

As a matter of policy, iHub generally accepts for review reports of user posts alleged to contain libelous or defamatory content. iHub may, at its sole discretion and without admitting that such posts are libelous, defamatory or otherwise actionable, remove them from publication. These removals from publication usually do not affect visitors to the website originating from within the United States.