Continuation of thread Title.
'Something’s Going to Have to be Done Legally'
Quote(Should there be a "gatekeeper" regulating internet bloggers? In the aftermath of the Shirley Sherrod incident, that's what CNN promoted on July 23.
Anchors Kyra Phillips and John Roberts discussed the "mixed blessing of the internet," and agreed that there should be a crackdown on anonymous bloggers who disparage others on the internet.)
I can think of a couple of reasons why people especially in the 'News' industry might suppose this to be a good idea and one that the administration might think of instituting.
1) It would remove at a stroke one of the Constitutions main points.
Right to FREE speech.
2) It would remove any news item being disseminated except by those who are in the 'News' industry, thus perpetuating their jobs and freeing them from any competition.
3) It would muzzle any criticism of CNN and others of similar ilk.
I am certain there are many other reasons why these two 'clowns' would think it a good idea.
There are already sufficient laws in this country to protect anyone who might feel they are being abused online.
I wonder how other bloggers feel about these proposals,, are they in favor or against?