The ability to hit a person with thousands, perhaps, hundreds of thousands, of social media attacks is a new phenomenon in law and we haven’t adapted to it yet.
The appalling mistreatment of Sandy Hook parents by conspiracy theorists and various cranks have resulted in little action so far.
But that will change.
The law is in process in dealing with the problem. It takes time but we are starting to see the first successful libel actions and this decision.
Remember that scandal magazines were once a thing in Hollywood but changes in the law made that kind of operation almost impossible to maintain.
Be a participant in this. As the law develops let your voice be heard to defend free speech but also to demand accountability to lies and libel.