Australian firm sues forum to silence critics

In a move that could set a nasty precedent for Australian website operators and their users, a software firm is suing a community website over comments published on its message board.The firm, 2Clix, is suing the owner of the popular broadband community site Whirlpool, Simon Wright, for “injurious falsehood”, asking for A$150,000 in damages and an injunction requiring Whirlpool to remove forum threads highly critical of 2Clix’s accounting software.
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2007/09/12/1189276778252.html

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