Friday, August 06, 2004

Hypersensitive Lawyer sues Yahoo because some kid made fun of him.

I know, I know, the article does not say it was a kid, but Come on! Talk about the crushing of dissent! Could you imagine if your personal information was to be made available every time someone gets his or her feelings hurt on a message board or in a chat room and wants to file suit? There is Something wrong, on a very basic level, with the precedent that will be set if people will be able to receive personal information from Internet sites by subpoena in order to pursue lawsuits because a person said something that offended another person.