Sunday, August 16, 2009

Case against blogger may test limits of free speech - The Boston Globe

I suppose regulations for information quality are out of the question…

Turner’s case will probably test the limits of political speech at a time when incendiary talk is proliferating on broadcast outlets and the Internet, from the microphones of well-known commentators to the keyboards of anonymous webizens. President Obama has been depicted as a Nazi and slain Kansas abortion doctor George Tiller as “Tiller the killer.’’ On guns and abortion, war and torture, taxes and now health care, the commentary feeds off pools of anger that ebb and flow with the zeitgeist.

Case against blogger may test limits of free speech - The Boston Globe

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