Comments on: Internet libel suit of the day http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/09/30/internet-libel-suit-of-the-day/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: JohnOmeara http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/09/30/internet-libel-suit-of-the-day/comment-page-1/#comment-18951 Fri, 01 Oct 2010 14:58:25 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=5591#comment-18951 Maybe I have the wrong impression but I thought that some of the comments sounded like they might have come from employees of Smith’s. In which case what he is trying to do is find out who they are and fire them. Just my opinion.

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By: AnonymousChef http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/09/30/internet-libel-suit-of-the-day/comment-page-1/#comment-18932 Thu, 30 Sep 2010 20:54:40 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=5591#comment-18932 Your intuition is very good on this issue, Felix – these suits are often more about unmasking the commentor (say, because you think he’s a competitor) than about the alleged libel. They’re often dropped once the party is identified.

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