US court: Bloggers have same speech protections as institutional press

  1. A blogger is entitled to the same protections for free speech as a traditional journalist, and cannot be charged with defamation unless proven negligent, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. The ruling came in Crystal Cox's case, a blogger...

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  2. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,366   +67

    Perhaps good for our Techspot posts. There isn't anything in the constitution that says someone has to be licensed to qualify.
  3. insect

    insect TS Evangelist Posts: 349   +131

    Now to remove anonymous blogging and commenting so we CAN fine those that are spreading lies (which the general public sometimes accept as fact).

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