Law reins in wild webbers

Posted in: Legal & Security at 14/10/2006 01:25

Law reins in wild webbers
Bloggers beware: thoughtless musings in cyberspace can have costly consequences. That's one lesson that might be gleaned from a Florida jury's decision last week to order a Louisiana woman to pay $US11.3 million in compensation, after she used an internet forum to accuse another woman of being a con artist and a fraud. The damages award is believed to be the largest relating to amateur postings on the internet.
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2006/10/12/1160246262871.html

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