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Re: Flame liability?

Duff, Ian wrote:
> Does anyone know authoritatively what our legal exposure is to any
> flames we post to this list?
Short answer, based on discussions I've had with an experienced
libel/freedom of speech lawyer I've often consulted in my own work: A
provider (Prodigy, AOL, and so on) may choose to sanction the offending
individual in some manner.  There do not appear to have been any
libel/slander/defamation cases per se brought as a result of flaming.