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Forum Post: Liberal Nazi's sue blogger Crystal Cox for 2.5M dollars!

Posted 12 years ago on Dec. 22, 2011, 5:36 p.m. EST by sayNO2demm (1)
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‘Bloggers Beware’

That was the headline on a conservative blog following a $2.5 million judgment this month against blogger Crystal Cox in a defamation case tried in federal court in Oregon. It’s a case followed closely in both the blogosphere and in the traditional media, as it highlights the proliferation of blogging, the blurring of lines between journalists and bloggers and more libel cases born out of blog posts.

Crystal Cox calls herself an investigative blogger who is also a journalist. The Montana real estate agent wrote extensively about the bankruptcy case of Summit Accommodations. Kevin Padrick, an Oregon attorney with Obsidian Finance Group, was appointed trustee in charge of paying Summit creditors. Cox accused Padrick of, among other things, committing tax fraud.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/12/22/bloggers-not-journalists/#ixzz1hIjXZcKY



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[-] 1 points by NewEnglandPatriot (916) from Dartmouth, MA 12 years ago

It is a matter of time before we are all at risk. It will begin with youtube, and blogs. As soon as more case precedent is established, there will be copyright violations, slander/defamation its all on the table.. Kiss it good bye soon Internet censorship will take hold...