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Jury Awards $11.3m Over Defamatory Internet Posts


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#1 fleamailman

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Posted 12 October 2006 - 11:53 AM

As a rule I don't visit discusions, nor off topics and yet all members should become aware of the topic

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Jury awards $11.3M over defamatory Internet posts
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-1...tion-case_x.htm

I fear that this type of thing and the resulting clampdown is only going to grow as there is money to be made from it


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#2 Wildabeast

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Posted 12 October 2006 - 11:58 PM

Seems kinda hasty going to court. Don't you think she could have disputed the claims and told her side of the story on line? I think court would be waaaaaaay down the line.

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