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How many libel lawyers does it take…

… to discuss where the public interest lies in libel reform? Quite a few it would seem.  Last night in the austere but impressive surroundings of Gray’s Inn Hall, dozens of lawyers and miscellaneous libel reform types gathered to hear … Continue reading

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Are England’s libel laws relevant in an age of blogging?

Speaking on a panel at last night’s Online News Association / Index on Censorship ‘Bloggers in the Dock’ event, Stephens argued for the “innate good sense of crowds”. If a forum or site hosts all forms of opinion “we are then able to make up our minds about the issues of the day.” Continue reading

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