The Year in SLAPPs: From The Oatmeal to “The Pink Slime”

Oct 29, 12

2012 has been yet another year filled with meritless lawsuits filed solely to chill First Amendment free speech rights. As websites relying on user-generated content continue to increase in popularity, we also see a rise in SLAPPs targeting online speech, from the everyday blogger to the one-time online reviewer.  Click here to read Evan Mascagni’s full article on Techdirt that goes through some of the most talked about SLAPPs this year.

http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20121019/23540420770/year-slapps-oatmeal-to-pink-slime.shtml

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