Associations can not be sued for blogger comments

This is a huge breakthrough for association ed's and board members who fear the legal implications of having a blog associated with the organization. It appears

Bloggers and website owners cannot be sued for posting libelous or
defamatory comments written by third parties, the California Supreme
Court has ruled. The court said only the original authors of comments
published online can be sued.

*This was originally discovered by high context consulting

4 thoughts on “Associations can not be sued for blogger comments

    I heard that there is an exception to this ruling: That if someone edits the comment, even just to correct a typo, then you would be liable, rather than the commenter. Have you heard this?

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