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Subject:  Re: Message board free speech Date:  7/16/2000  12:35 PM
Author:  TMFSpirit Number:  4521 of 10421

but surely on reading the disclaimer on yahoo as well as at several other message board sites, this automatically makes the views expressed by a poster to be 'in their opinion'? Therefore it would appear to follow, that even if the poster says the analyst IS/ SAID/ DID, it should automatically have the words 'in my opinion' placed invisibly in front of those views due to yahoo's reminder.

Good morning Steve,

You made a very good point and hopefully the Elan Eleven's attorney will try to use the Yahoo disclaimer as part of their defense.

I too am looking forward to follow up articles by our staff or a Dueling Fool on this subject. I wish I were an attorney because I would have loved to take TMF Max up on his gracious offer to Duel.:)

Best wishes,


PS: I hope at least one member of Elan Eleven is reading this board and tries to get ACLU interested in their case.

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