Malaysia: US Supreme Court Ruling

Jeff Ooi blogs about the latest California Supreme Court ruling that says websites that publish inflammatory information written by other parties cannot be sued for libel. The blogger says two Malaysian newspaper editors would have been wiser men if the ruling has come some time earlier. The editors has tried to sue the blogger as one of his posts had a comment that the editors found offensive.

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