On 11/2/2014 8:06 PM, curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com [FairfieldLife] wrote:
I get it that you are trying to shut down free speech you don't like
but small problem:
defamation doesn't apply to dead people.
It is the exception. From your own link: To be defamation it must be.
* Be about an identifiable living person or company
/A FFL informant recently insinuated that I was "insane" - he could be
charged with slander. I am obviously still alive and have never been
diagnosed with a mental illness.
///Once a FFL informant insinuated that I was a perv. /Another informant
claimed I was once in prison, which is false.
It is against the FFL rules to slander someone. They should be expelled
or at least be given a warning and put on probation.///
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <no_re...@yahoogroups.com> wrote :
Statements are being made here which are not merely opinions but
demonstrably false claims.
*4. No exceptions to the rule*
Bloggers and citizen journalists are held to the exact same defamation
standards as reporters who are being paid to report regularly.