The Unchecked World of the Internet: Judge attacks ‘Wild West’ blogosphere

Bob, thanks for bringing this article to my attention.

CRESSWELL, Ore., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ — The following is being issued by Judge Edward Fadeley, Retired Associate Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court:

Judge Edward Fadeley  retired associate justice of the Oregon Supreme Court states, “today’s blogosphere is a veritable Wild West of verbal ambushes and shootouts, with very little fear of legal recourse to keep character assassination, defamation and dirty business tricks in check.” Read More

Should bloggers get away with doing whatever they want with no fear of punishment? The truly sad part of the blogosphere is that bloggers can post whatever negative attacks or libel drivel they want and then hide behind a  document that was intended for far nobler purposes than defending their idiotic childish behavior. 

Rose DesRochers

Source: The Unchecked World of the Internet

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