"A coastal Maine blogger who criticized the state's tourism office has been hit with a lawsuit seeking potentially more than $1 million in damages for allegedly making false statements and posting on his website, Maine Web Report, images from proposed tourism advertisements a New York agency prepared for Maine officials.The blogger, Lance Dutson, has more on this as well as a list of other blogs that have written about the case.
"The case raises the issue of how free speech protection will be applied in the proliferating world of weblogs, or blogs, and underscores the growing influence of bloggers on business and government."
Friday, April 28, 2006
Maine blogger faces lawsuit
From today's Boston Globe: