[LMB] slander question LMB

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Sat Oct 29 03:50:17 BST 2011


On Oct 28, 2011, at 9:11 AM, Tony Zbaraschuk wrote:

> Also note that a lot of Americans tend to vaguely remember that
> around the time of the Revolution, in the colonies truth was a
> defense against libel or slander, but you could be prosecuted
> in Britain for telling the absolute truth about government in a
> way they didn't like.

Treason and Heresy have always been prosecutable, as those in power can define whatever you do however they wish.


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