bARABie – Hard Hitting Facts

November 1, 2007

What’s been going on in the last week?

Filed under: Uncategorized — barabie @ 11:12 am

 Blogger wins lawsuit

As the court says, “In essence, this is a case in which the Plaintiffs have sued Smith because he published articles on the internet critical of the Plaintiffs’ business.” Thus, on the surface, this appears to be a cautionary tale to all bloggers that we live in peril of being dragged into court whenever we negatively critique businesses. Yet I see this ruling as a redemption of sorts–it takes a lot of courage to blog, and it takes even more courage for bloggers to stand behind their words when challenged, but we have a responsibility to make sure we can’t be bullied on either front. On behalf of bloggers everywhere, we applaud Philip Smith’s courage and determination to defeat this case. Read more…

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