Monday, March 3, 2008

Defamation and the Internet

The NY Times has an article today discussing the potential influence of anonymous blog postings on the suicide of an advertising executive and, more generally, the responsibility that bloggers and their commenters might have in such a context. For one view, check out the recently-posted-to-SSRN article byBetsy Malloy (Cincinnati), ""Anonymous Blogging and Defamation: Balancing Interests of the Internet" (published in the Washington University Law Review).

--BC

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