Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Sep 2010 20:24 UTC
Legal Well, this was rather unexpected. As it turns out, Commodore USA's CEO Barry Altman isn't particularly pleased about the article I wrote earlier today in which I placed a considerable amount of scepticism with regards to Commodore USA and its business (and website). He (not his lawyer) sent us a threatening email demanding we take down the article, post a new correction article, the whole shebang. The entire email - as an image, you'll want the original formatting - after the break. Our reply? We refer you to the reply given in the case of Arkell v. Pressdram.
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RE[5]: What is your reply Thom?
by Adam S on Thu 2nd Sep 2010 13:06 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: What is your reply Thom?"
Adam S
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I have no idea if what Thom did was legally classifiable as libel or slander, but it's not professional journalism.

You realize this is essentially a blog run by hobbiests, right? Not "professional journalists?"

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joshv Member since:

I thought Thom had aspirations towards professional tech journalism. I now stand corrected.

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