Re: Bickering/defamation (off topic/short)

Subject: Re: Bickering/defamation (off topic/short)
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Tue, 20 Feb 1996 06:51:08 -0800

>Does anyone know how the law (of any country) views insults traded over mail
>lists? Can you libel or defame someone by posting personal attacks on a
>more-or-less public list?

There was something recently about a financial service (?) suing Prodigy (?)
over remarks about it that someone made in a forum there.

I don't remember how it came out. ...RM

Richard Mateosian http://www.c2.org/~srm/ President, Berkeley STC
Freelance Technical Writer srm -at- c2 -dot- org Review Editor, IEEE Micro


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