[REBLOG] Bloggers protected by First Amendment

Reblogged from SilverThistle:

Published: 12:00 a.m., Jan. 18

"SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court ruled Friday that bloggers and the public have the same First Amendment protections as journalists when sued for defamation: If the issue is of public concern, plaintiffs have to prove negligence to win damages." .......READ MORE

 

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Doesn't really affect me as the First Amendment isn't a thing here, but I still thought it was quite interesting.

 

 

Source: http://www.registerguard.com/rg/news/local/31015999-75/court-appeals-cox-public-bloggers.html.csp