Blogging Illegal in EU

The EU has decided that if you have a blog, and don’t have comments available to every single person who reads it, you are breaking the law.

The all-but-final proposal draft says that Internet news organizations, individual Web sites, moderated mailing lists and even Web logs (or “blogs”), must offer a “right of reply” to those who have been criticized by a person or organization.
With clinical precision, the council’s bureaucracy had decided exactly what would be required.

Samizdata has more.

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