This study emphasized on the importance of conducting a research about the online defamation crime to clarify its negative impacts, how it can be dealt with, the main pillars of this crime and how it can be addressed based on the Saudi Anti-Cyber Crime Law which was issued under the Council of Ministers Decision No. 79, dated 7/3/1428 H. The online defamation crime is one of most difficult crime to prove as it happens in cyber space which is not completely governed and controlled. Therefore, this study tried to address some the obstacles that face the prove of this crime to protect individuals and societies.

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