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Please give the section in the Act which would prevent me from putting up such a page.
Good Evening - Can I make a simpler suggestion: Why don't you just include a clause in your order forms, online, everywhere you do business that orders made and not paid for within X amount of time will result in the name of the person who made the order being referred to the various Credit Bureau as a non-payer. You're not saying they have judgements and you can easily prove that what you have listed is 100% correct and accurate and most importantly the truth and this way it can never be defamatory. Also by using another entities website I believe you may be able to avoid the registration requirements set out by your attorney. Perhaps he is concerned that by listing people you are acting as a collection agent but because you are only collecting your own debt and not that of 3rd parties I feel like you should be exempt from any such requirements if there are any - I don't think there actually are. Finally if a particular customer does go mad you can always remove the listing as the person who placed it? That would be my suggestion? Let me know what you think and please remember to rate my service so far. Regards
Kindly answer my initial query:
"Please advise legality, etc of this."
i.e. the legality of "we will publish their name/non-payment details on a blacklist on the Internet - a page that we will set up."
What about it being defamatory?