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Submission + - The Onggoing Case of Rakofsky vs. Internet (newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com)

Chmcginn writes: Joseph Rakofsky, a New Jersey lawyer whose claim to internet fame is filing a lawsuit against the Washington Post and the American Bar Association for criticizing his performance at a Washington, DC, murder trial, has amended his suit to include a number of bloggers and internet forum members — for criticizing the lawsuit. Which is a bigger threat to free speech — direct government action, or fear of lawsuits for frivolous defamation charges?
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The Onggoing Case of Rakofsky vs. Internet

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