Posts Tagged ‘llc’

Practice Safe Blogging – Legal Protection Against Zombie SLAPP Suits

May 24, 2011 3 comments

Fighting off Zombie SLAPP Lawsuits

I come from a family of insurance agents (among other things).  Don’t hold that against me.

Given that the government has routinely failed to protect the free speech of citizen journalists and bloggers, we’re on our own.

I’ve watched family and friends struggle through the gnawing, never-ending, zombie-like horror of being sued and in our modern world and it’s seriously anxiety-inducing even if you know you’re in the right.

Anyone that is the subject of any sort of negative post online (from blogs to Facebook pages to online review sites) can file a lawsuit against whomever published that information (not that they’ll win, but they can tie you up in court and put you in a bind financially fighting them off). Read more…