Dan Kaminsky

Cord MacLeod cordmacleod at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 21:07:03 CDT 2009


Read my post one more time...  The standards you described are what I  
described.  No video, no audio = no speech = no slander.  The article  
was written, hence libel.


On Aug 3, 2009, at 6:02 PM, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 01, 2009 at 01:11:17PM -0700, Cord MacLeod wrote:
>> I don't see a video attached or an audio recording.  Thus no slander.
>>
>> Libel on the other hand is a different matter.
>
> You have those backwards. Slander is transitory (i.e. spoken)
> defamation, libel is written/recorded/etc non-transitory defamation.
> This seems like a group that could benefit from knowing those two  
> words.
> :)
>
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