Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Encouraging Free Speech Ruling

Apple Computer zealously guards their product information to the extent that they have attempted to prosecute bloggers who leak information to the general public.  A recent California State Court of Appeals decision appears to have the effect of extending journalistic protections to bloggers.  Jeff Jarvis gives his input at the link below.

I may love my Apple computer but I hated the way Apple the company was behaving; I also feared the way the lower court tried to tiptoe around this issue; so I salute the appeals court for standing up for the idea that anyone can commit an act of journalism.

BuzzMachine - Blog Archive - Citizen journalists win one v. Apple

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