[Foundation-l] Attack pages at Encyc. Dramatica

Fred Bauder fredbaud at fairpoint.net
Fri Oct 22 15:23:39 UTC 2010

> Whatever happened to freedom of speech? Encyclopedia Dramatica is a
> parody site. Plenty of people have tried to shut them down before,
> it's unlikely to ever happen (and in my opinion, should never happen).
> If they have an offensive article about you, trying to get rid of it
> will probably make it worse.

I don't think anyone has actually tried to shut them down, as anyone who
could is familiar with parody. They are not immune to libel suits and
there is reason to believe the queen bee lives in the UK. However, that
said, it's a waste of time. They may, however, be more responsive to
complaints than is generally believed.


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