All Power To The Blogs

Posted by Mitchell - July 1, 2003 (entry 62)

While I personally am not a fan of blogs (even though I contribute to CMA's own blog), I am most pleased to hear (since CMA has a blog which you're reading right now) this ruling from the California Supreme Court:

Wired reports that the "US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit shielded Webloggers, e-mail list administrators, and Website operators from libel claims for information they republish, effectively differentiating such publishers from "one-way" print media outlets. The court based its decision on the Communications Decency Act of 1996, which provides that "no provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider."

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