July 7, 2009

LIBEL SUITS AGAINST BLOGS HAVE BEEN IFFY — I wrote an article on that a couple of years ago — but Mickey Kaus’s discussion for some reason made me think of this New Yorker cartoon. Remember, just because “actual malice” is a tough standard to meet doesn’t mean you aren’t in big trouble if someone meets it. And Section 230 protects publishers, but the original source isn’t off the hook.

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