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ISCTI: An interesting case....

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  • Subject: ISCTI: An interesting case....
  • From: Pete Strickland <ps@iucr.org>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 20:01:00 GMT


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Subject: An interesting case....
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 08:28:56 -0000
From: Barry Mahon <mahons1@EIRCOM.NET>
To: ICSTI-L@DTIC.MIL

An Australian businessman, in a court ruling that could change how
publishers view their ability to distribute information around the
world, won the right to sue a U.S. news organization in his home
country over a story published on the Internet.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A37437-2002Dec10.html?
referer=email

Australia's highest court reminds the world that the rules of the Old
and New Economies are destined to clash. Could libel law prove more
threatening to Internet publishing than cyberattacks?

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