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Prone’s attack on bloggers is unfair

2nd May, 2009

Two weeks ago, public relations expert Terry Prone launched a withering attack on blogs and internet discussion boards. In an article in the Sunday Times, she said that blogs were laced with defamation and breaches of privacy. As such, they represented a threat to our society, she said.

This should raise an eyebrow or two. Has Prone not read newspapers? Sometimes the printed media can be worse in its disregard of citizens’ privacy than a...

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