Quote: Originally Posted by Risus
Do you have a link to a site confirming this? It is an interesting question.
My good pal Risus here is the link,
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The Communications Decency Act (so far) has protected bloggers from being liable for third party comments. Though they've tried, lawyers have had a tough time in court going after bloggers for something a commenter said. They have had more success in going after the commenter, if they can force identifying information from the blog host. This commenter liability would suggest a definite ownership of comments.
The truth here is the Blogger would not survive with out the commenter, therefore the intellectual writing of the commenter would fall under the category of 50 – 50 ownership.
Last edited by Socrates the Greek; Jun 24th, 2008 at 06:20 PM..