10/25/08 105 W - + 16 - 11 UK eBay Buyer Faces Libel Action After Leaving Negative Feedback

Here's something interesting from across the pond. The Times reports on an eBay buyer who is facing a libel action after leaving negative feedback about an eBay seller. Read the story. Has or can such a thing happen in the United States, with our libel laws? Don't know. This blogger is not a lawyer, nor does he play one on television. Here's the Wikipedia entry on defamation laws over here. Now for some puns. Taken to court after defaming a King James Version? Bible libel. Taken to court after defaming an American Indian? Tribal libel.

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