Friday, July 18, 2008

Weasels ripped my flesh

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.

Ladies and gentlemen, we present to you: The Monochrome Set:


Anonymous said...

Hmmm... I've having fundy issues(Bapist pastor apparently) on my site. I'm accused of defamation, but he won't say what it is supposed to be defamtory.

Very odd.

Samuel said...

"This, of course, is a blogger’s nightmare: enforced silence"

It's our nightmare too...

Update time!