Joe- There was one recently incident on vwvortex.com that got national attention. Check it out here: http://www.theregister.co.uk/content/6/22973.html Of course we all realize if they win this, we can basically kiss freedom of speech as we know it good bye (which sucks, to say the least). May I ask why you're so interested in this subject? Chris Blessing webguy at mail.rit.edu http://www.330i.net > -----Original Message----- > From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org > [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Joe Crawford > Sent: Friday, December 21, 2001 12:38 PM > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: [thelist] Prosecutions for Internet Libel / Defamation? > > > Hey kids -- > > I'm curious if anyone knows of successful prosecutions for internet > libel and defamation? Particularly in open internet discussion forums > like usenet, mailing lists, chat rooms, message boards. Background > information on libel itself would be helpful as well - online > (references, cases, news items) and offline (books, consultants, > lawyers) versions as well. I'm in the USA, so examples under US law > are most pertinent. But international cases would be interesting as well. > > Thanks! > > - Joe > -- > Joe Crawford, web journeyman, San Diego CA USA ====================== > http://artlung.com ====================== > http://artlung.com/blog ============********** > http://websandiego.org ============********** > > -- > For unsubscribe and other options, including > the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: > http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !