Linked by David Adams on Mon 18th Oct 2010 17:19 UTC, submitted by fran
Legal Britain's Attorney General has said that website owners should be made legally responsible for comments made by visitors. According to a report on Out-law.com, Dominic Grieve told members of the Criminal Bar Association that the spiralling number of internet news web sites meant it was becoming more and more difficult for courts to ensure that trials were fair, and that juries were not exposed to material that could prejudice a hearing.
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Crimes by comments
by soulrebel123 on Tue 19th Oct 2010 05:20 UTC
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Well if a comment on a website steals, murders or rapes, then yes, the website owner is responsible.
Other than that, innocuous strings of text should be ok.

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