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Monday, November 24, 2008

Getting Around Britain's Libel Laws

The New York Times' Noam Cohen follows up on Rod Nordland's Newsweek piece about what cannot be written about in Britain with this piece about the British libel laws and how they are being circumvented by publication to the Internet. The NYT article points out that Wikileaks, which has had its own lawsuits to defend, is a host site for much of the material that people might wish to keep under wraps.

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