In an article on out-law.com the appeal from bloggers being sued by Apple is discussed. This case relates to a product called asteroid that was leaked on powerage.org and other blogs two years ago. It will be interesting to see the outcome of this case in view of how it will affect bloggers in general when they disclose information. Are bloggers considered to have the same rights as journalists or does having a newspaper behind you grant you with different constitutional rights ? Is a blogger writing for a newspaper a journalist ?
It would be interesting to see if bloggers need to ask for a type of press card to be covered in this type of case ! The main issue does seem to be whether bloggers are covered in the same way a 'journalist' would be.
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