Wednesday, October 19, 2011

A Good Supreme Court Ruling

Our supremes have made an excellent ruling. Just linking to something doesn't mean you endorse it. This is very good for bloggers and for free speech. I'm sure catsmeat,
warman , dawg etc are sad and that is also good news.

Internet linking to defamatory posts not libel, court rules October 19, 2011.
Posted by:
Gillian Shaw

For Vancouver Island’s Jon Newton, the court decision Wednesday that ruled he couldn’t be sued for hyperlinks on his website — said to be linked to defamatory material — marked the end of a legal battle that began with a 2006 post on Newton’s site entitled Free Speech in Canada.

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