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From: "Bill Sloman"
Subject: Re: What's going on in Australia?
Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2002 19:54:19 +0100
Organization: Planet Internet
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"Jim Thompson" wrote in message
> On Mon, 23 Dec 2002 23:20:50 +0100,
> "Bill Sloman" ,
> In Newsgroup: alt.binaries.schematics.electronic,
> Article: ,
> Entitled: "Re: What's going on in Australia?",
> Wrote the following:
> |"Jim Thompson" wrote in message
> |> Apparently some Aussie scammer ("...a schemer given to stock scams,
> |> money laundering and fraud") is suing Dow Jones for defamation:
> |> http://www.wired.com/news/print/0%2C1294%2C46986%2C00.html
> |> http://biz.yahoo.com/djus/021209/2341001033_1.html
> |> http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_473466.html
> |> The editorial pages of our local newspapers are suggesting that since
> |> Australian laws don't recognize unregulated free speech some punitive
> |> action should be taken.
> |> Their solution: Bar Aussies from American websites that express
> |> opinion.
> |Scarcely necessary - Arizona web-sites are so demented and parochial that
> |Australian could be bothered to access them.
> What "Arizona" websites did you have in mind? I was only quoting from
> an editorial that ran in the Tribune about filtered-access "American"
Granting the remarkably litigious nature of American society, this would
surely imply that the rest of us have to bar Americans from non-US websites
that express opinions - an editorial that only looked at the situation from
the other point of view definitely qualifies as demented and parochial.
> Sheeesh! What a shit head! I guess I shouldn't have let my
> anti-Sloman filter expire.
Bill Sloman, Nijmegen
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