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October 06, 2006

Blogging + Libel = Going to Court

gavel Seems that a few Bloggers are blogging in a way that is getting them brought into court to defend against Libel. With the explosions of bloggers today this should not come as any surprise.

There are a few simple rules bloggers can follow to make sure that they are not in court defending themselves. The first if you make and accusation of someone you better be able to prove that accusation and defend it with fact not hersay. Even seasoned writters get caught up in the moment from time to time, this is one of the reasons the tabloids have lawyers on staff.

For some juicy examples of what has gotten people in trouble before check out the [USA Today Article]

Posted by dymaxion at October 6, 2006 12:43 AM

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