[Foundation-l] Blackout at Italian Wikipedia

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 16:43:26 UTC 2011

Jalo, 04/10/2011 18:04:
> Not at all! In the italian laws, if you bring lawsuit against me for
> defamation, you must prove I'm not saying the truth.

Not really: freedom of press/expression is not so broad in Italy, 
there's no "exceptio veritatis" (in short truth is not important) for 
"diffamazione", "calunnia" is another thing. IANAL

> With this law you can bring lawsuit against me simply 'cause I've not
> published your amendment within 48 hours, true or false. You've not to prove
> anything

But the point stays. :-)


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