Injunction hearing adjourned in blogger case

Ryan Ross
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Screen shot of blog run by Rob McEachern.

An attempt to get an injunction against a blogger over alleged defamatory comments will be back in court in October after a hearing was adjourned Thursday in P.E.I. Supreme Court.

Scotiabank, ScotiaMcLeod, Eddie Curran and Yousef Hashmi filed an application for an injunction against Rob McEachern to have him remove any material on the Internet related to them that McEachern or someone acting on his behalf posted on the web.

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An application hearing was scheduled for Thursday but was adjourned until Oct. 21.

Hashmi and Curran are ScotiaMacLeod employees.

McEachern has posted several items about the applicants on his blog, which they allege are false and meant to discredit their reputations in the Charlottetown community.

Organizations: Scotiabank

Geographic location: Charlottetown

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Recent comments

  • enough already
    July 25, 2014 - 20:57

    Bert what do you think all the lawyers are about?

  • bert
    July 25, 2014 - 17:28

    If what the accusations that are being said in the blog are not true than the gentlemen should sue.

  • so sad
    July 25, 2014 - 09:14

    it was adjourned because Scotia banks lawyer needed more time .Scotia bank initiated the injunction.Big toronto lawyers think everyone on P.E.I. are a bunch of backward folk.