More on Blog Comment Lawsuit

Wall Street Journal weighs in:

In a key decision in 2003, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled that the operator of a Web site can post material from others without liability for the content. “I think there’s a strong case to be made that [the Decency Act] applies to bloggers,” said Marc S. Martin, a lawyer with Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP in Washington, D.C., who specializes in technology law. It “was written very broadly, and the Ninth Circuit interpreted it broadly.”

But overall, you can’t deny that Traffic Power is giving themselves a lot of undue attention where if they’d kept quiet and used their (ahem) traffic power – to out-populate Google results for Traffic Power. They’re going to be perceived as bullies, methinks.
Further coverage on Slashdot.

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