Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Kindly Disregard The Rope

The FTC is trying to reassure bloggers that they're not interested in investigating individual bloggers or "playing gotcha in gray areas".

Ann Althouse, law school professor, responds:
Not yet. But once the law is on the books, will you never feel tempted? Nothing will motivate you to venture into the gray?
"Don't worry about this new law -
we plan to be lenient."

But here's the flaw:
they'll tighten the noose when convenient.

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