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Monday, October 10, 2005

Legally Blog

Well I found a real doozy today courtesy of Hugh Hewitt. You can find the article he links to here. I suppose we must all be careful what we allow and what we say in our blogs, but this is pretty distressing as far as First Ammendment rights go. It is hard to imagine and something to watch unfold because it can affect all of us.


 


Here is a little bit of the article. The rest can be found linked again at the bottom.


 


Reality for Blogsville?
By CORILYN SHROPSHIRE
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Oct 10, 2005, 05:22


 


The Wild West days of the Internet's digital frontier could be tamed, as bloggers await the outcome of a lawsuit in which one of their own was sued for comments posted on his Web log or "blog."


 


State College, Pa.-based blogger Aaron Wall was sued in August for defamation and revealing the trade secrets of Traffic-Power.com, a company that helps Web sites boost their rankings on search engines.


 


But the firm isn't taking Wall, 24, to court for what he said about them _ but rather, for what readers of his blog posted as comments. 



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1 comment:

spunkyhomeschool said...

I just had a post on how Shiled's law will affect blogging. This is all so interesting to watch and wonder.