This, of course, is a blogger’s nightmare: enforced silence and the prospect of jail time. The district attorney eventually withdrew the subpoena and lifted the gag requirement after the bloggers threatened to sue. But the fact that the tactic was used at all raised alarm bells for some free speech advocates.
There are eight million stories in the naked city and this has been one of them.
Cripes! In little old New Zealand, blogging is a genteel pastime. But in the Bronx it is a matter of Law and Order.
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