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Internet publishers and ISPs have joined forces to ask the Government to reform libel laws to protect the free speech rights of bloggers and commenters and to strip host companies of liability for libellous statements. The companies have asked the Government to change the law so that hosts and publishers do not have to take …


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  1. Peter Thomas 2

    Definitely need libel reform.

    I was saying this the other day to D**** ******* and E***** ****** as we headed off to an S&M brothel for furry BBW fetishists

    1. LinkOfHyrule
      Paris Hilton

      Which type of furry?

      By furry, do you mean unshaven or dressed in mascot costumes?

      1. Peter Thomas 2


        Dressed in mascot costumes of course.

        We're not weirdos.

  2. LinkOfHyrule
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    I'm all in favour

    I'm all in favour of such reforms if it means we can actually get comments allowed on stories about the music industry and Rupert Murdoch again here on El Reg!!!

  3. T Williams

    Oh , for the good old days

    “Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” -Thomas Jefferson, 1787.

    Who would have thought that 223 years later this is where we would be. So much for our technological age of enlightenment.

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