Chmcginn writes: Joseph Rakofsky, a New Jersey lawyer whose claim to internet fame is filing a lawsuit against the Washington Post and the American Bar Association for criticizing his performance at a Washington, DC, murder trial, has amended his suit to include a number of bloggers and internet forum members — for criticizing the lawsuit. Which is a bigger threat to free speech — direct government action, or fear of lawsuits for frivolous defamation charges? Link to Original Source
Chmcginn writes: "Instapundit reports that a Tennesee woman, blogging about her & her husband's expierence with a "pay us first, then you get job placement assisstance", has recieved a takedown notice about her February 27 post, among others. Numerous other local & national blogs reporting on the same story — notably Qando's "How to Ruing your buisness in one easy step"."