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frankbi has the latest on the Listener against free speech. Pamela Stirling, after using dubious legal threats to shut up a critic says: So that, we’re not into censorship of any kind. As we discussed with Brian Leyland, the Voltaire quote, you know: “I disagree with what you say, but I would defend to the…

Lawyer Steven Price, who specialises in media law, comments on the Listener‘s use of legal threats to silence a blogger: In the comments section of the correction and apology, someone has helpfully posted a link to a copy of HotTopic’s original post. Don’t you just love the internet? On the off-chance that the link is…

The Listener against free speech

Earlier, I wrote how the environmental writer for the New Zealand Listener was fired after Heartland demanded he be silenced, and: Gareth Renowden has the full story. Well not any more. The Listener hired a lawyer to threaten him and the post has been taken down and an apology put up, which includes this statement:…