October 3, 2006 | By Kurt Opsahl

Bloggers Don't Kid About the First Amendment

The Washington Post reports a cautionary tale about a financial executive's mistaken attempt to censor a blogger. Not only did it not make the story go away, the blogger posted the request from his service provider, which in turn led to the story gathering prominence throughout the Internet and then in the mainstream media.

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