Internet Libel As A Crime? Say It Ain’t So!

A Colorado man was charged with 2 counts of criminal libel over alleged posts about his former lover on Craigslist's, "Rants and Raves" section.  It is alleged that the man wrote something to the effect that the woman traded sexual acts for attorney services, among other disparaging remarks.

Criminal liability for defamatory remarks is backward.  Period.  

As a country, we don't want to go there.

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