Last week, we reported on how a Maine PR agency was suing a Maine Blogger over his criticisms of their advertising campaign for Maine’s Office of Tourism.
This will make the Cinqo de Mayo celebration tonight that much sweeter (and may even mean it starts earlier) for the Dutson clan. Bob Cox, Ron Coleman, and the Media Bloggers Association moves to a perfect 10-0 against this type of corporate bullying, and the world is now even more aware of the force that the blogosphere has become.
This is a great victory for free speech and the rights of bloggers everywhere to speak their mind without fear of frivilous lawsuits like this one from Warren Kremer Paino.
Matt Craven is the former editor & publisher of The Blog Herald. Currently, Matt is the co-founder of Bryghtpath LLC, a consulting practice located in Woodbury, Minnesota. Matt's presently looking for new blogging gigs. Ping him at matt (at) bryghtpath dot com. You can follow him on Twitter.