Thursday, January 18, 2007

NST sues Jeff Ooi, Rocky's Bru for defamation

Bloggers are under attack again.

PETALING JAYA (Jan 18, 2007): Bloggers Jeff Ooi (Screenshots) and Rocky (Rocky's Bru) have been sued for defamation by the New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) and individuals of the company over the postings on their blogs.

Ooi Chuan Aun aka Jeff Ooi was also served an interim ex parte injunction to refrain from further posting articles against the plaintiffs.
According to the article, a source close to NST had this to say:
"The purpose of the suits is to help to promote responsible blogs,"
Correction mate. One purpose of blogs is to help promote a responsible press... by telling the truth when they [the press] won't.

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